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Book Description
MATCHBOX LABELS [Phillumeny: matchbox collecting] A Collection of 5,000 matchbox labels from all over the world. Mounted in 4 large spring-backed folders, this is one man’s collection of around 5,000 matchbox labels from all corners of the globe, separated into country of origin where known and probably mostly dating from after WW2. About 40% of the collection is identified from old eastern bloc countries. This item may have at some time been mounted and will bear traces on the reverse of adhesive or removal of mounts. A large collection of labels identified as follows: Africa 5, Algeria 7, Australia 29, Austria 8, Belgium 412, British Isles 87, Canada 4, Ceylon 5, China 72, Czechoslovakia 1044, Denmark 1, Finland 73, Formosa 20, France 39, Germany 172, Greece 6, Hong Kong 6, Hungary 126, India 420, Iraq 1, Italy 13, Japan 296, Jugoslavia [former Yugoslavia] 144, Latvia 6, Lebanon 8, Levant 9, Lithuania 103, Luxembourg 3, Macau 28, Malaysia & East Indies 4, Mexico 6, Malta 1, New Zealand 5, Netherlands 38, Norway 8, Peru 7, Philippines 2, Poland 112, Portugal 24, Rumania 1, Singapore 1, South Africa 21, South America 10, Spain 3, Sweden 365, Switzerland 45, Unknown 304, U.S.A. 14, U.S.S.R. 614. [Additional images supplied on request]
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