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Name/Title
A blacksmith's ball-peen hammer with a wooden handle and a metal head.
Accession No
TM2003.122

Name/Title
Circular silver pendant with a fake clock face and roman numerals engraved around the face. It has a large suspension eyelet at top around which is tied a black strap of fabric with a small heart shaped metal charm. The pendant opens out with the bottom half being a spring operated coin dispenser and the top half lined with red fabric. The coin features a profile portrait of a man with a moustache.
Accession No
A84.412

Name/Title
Fan
A cream-coloured brisé fan made of fine guardsticks of ivory or bone. The fan has nineteen guardsticks that are held together by a brass rivet and a silk ribbon that is weaved through. Each guardstick is 2.5cm wide at the top and tapers to 0.5cm at the bottom. They are finely carved with abstract shapes that are identical on the inside seventeen sticks. The two sticks on the outside ends have different matching shapes than those on the inside. The fan is finished with two cream-coloured tassels attached to the brass rivet which is made of cotton thread with a small white bead on each.
Accession No
PA2006.022

Name/Title
Tea set comprising tea pot, serving dish, plate, jug, sugar bowl, 11 coffee cups, 12 tea cups and 12 saucers. The set features a cream body decorated with powder blue panels, gilt motifs and edging.
Accession No
A81.396

A small gold Sweetheart Brooch modelled on the design of an 11th (Taranaki Rifles) badge featuring Mount Taranaki / Egmont in the background and houses and farms in the foreground.= A scroll runs along the bottom inscribed with "TARANAKI XI RIFLES / REGIMENT". The pin on the back has been broken off. A "9CT " hallmark is stamped on the rear.
Accession No
TM2002.495

Name/Title
A green promotional matchbook for the Flamingo Coffee Lounge.
" FLAMINGO / COFFEE LOUNGE / FINE FOOD AND / QUICK SERVICE / CURRIE ST. N. PLYMOUTH / PHONE 89634 " is written in black on the front. " ENJOY A POT OF / TEA / LIGHT MEALS SNACKS " is written on the reverse surrounding a black teapot. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook. " OUR SPECIALTY / CONA COFFEE " is written on the other spine.
Accession No
A97.729

Name/Title
An orange promotional matchbook for the Flamingo Coffee Lounge." FLAMINGO / COFFEE LOUNGE / FINE FOOD AND / QUICK SERVICE / CURRIE ST. N. PLYMOUTH / PHONE 89634 " is written in black on the front. " ENJOY A POT OF / TEA / LIGHT MEALS SNACKS " is written on the reverse surrounding a black teapot. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook. " OUR SPECIALTY / CONA COFFEE " is written on the other spine.
Accession No
A97.730

Name/Title
An orange promotional matchbook for the Flamingo Coffee Lounge.
" FLAMINGO / COFFEE LOUNGE / FINE FOOD AND / QUICK SERVICE / CURRIE ST. N. PLYMOUTH / PHONE 89634 " is written in black on the front. " ENJOY A POT OF / TEA / LIGHT MEALS SNACKS " is written on the reverse surrounding a black teapot. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook. " OUR SPECIALTY / CONA COFFEE " is written on the other spine.
Accession No
A97.731

Name/Title
A green and white promotional matchbook for Newton King Wine and Spirits Ltd. " NK / NEWTON KING / Wine and Spirits Ltd / TELEPHONE 82-390 / FOR SAFETY CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING " is written in green on the front. " WE CATER FOR / WEDDINGS / CABARETS / SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUBS / JUBILEES / & SPECIAL OCCASSIONS / For All Ales Wines Spirits / Glasses Bar Equipment & / Stewards " is written in white on the reverse. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook. " FREE DELIVERY " is written on the other spine.
Accession No
A97.732

Name/Title
A green and white promotional matchbook for Newton King Group. " NK " is written on the front. " NETON KING GROUP / NEWTON KING LTD / de PELICHET McLEOD & CO LTD / THE FIELDING BACON CO LTD / GISBORNE SHEEP FARMERS / MERCANTILE CO LTD / G H PERRY & CO LTD / ROD WEIR & CO LTD " is written in white on the reverse. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook. " FREE DELIVERY " is written on the other spine.
Accession No
A97.733

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook for Denes's Bakery . " DENES'S / BAKERY/ 211 DEVON ST. EAST / PHONE 5688 / CONTINENTAL BAKERY / AND PATISSERIE " is written in red on the front. " FRESH BAKED / BREAD / CAKES / ROLLS / PIES / PASTRY / DONUTS " is written in red on the reverse along with a picture of a baker. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook. " OUR / MOTTO / SERVICE AND / COURTESY " is written on the other spine.
Accession No
A97.743

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook for Firestone Tyre Services. " Firestone TYRE SERVICES / SERVICE CENTRES / THROUGHOUT / NEW ZEALAND " is written on the front along with a picture of a tyre and a band of red and white squares. " PARAMOUNT TYRE / SERVICE LTD, / 67 Gill Street, / New Plymouth / Phone 5819. / After hours 7832. / Complete Retail Tyre / Service. " is written on the back. All the matches are intact. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on one spine of the matchbook.
Accession No
A97.746

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook for Gilmours Auction. " GILMOURS / AUCTION / 159 GILL STREET / NEW PLYMOUTH / Phone 75818 / FOR SAFETY CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING " is written in red on the front. " Licensed / Auctioneers and / Second Hand / Dealers / A BETTER DEAL ALL / WAYS AND ALWAYS. " is written on the back. " OUR BUSINESS IS BUILT ON / SERVICE " is written on one spine. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on another spine of the matchbook.
Accession No
A97.748

Name/Title
A blue and gold promotional matchbook for New Plymouth. " PUBLIC RELATIONS / OFFICE PHONE 86-086" is written in gold on the front underneath a picture of the snowy peak of Mount Taranaki / Egmont. " CITY OF / NEW PLYMOUTH / NEW ZEALAND " is written on the back. The crest of the City of New Plymouth is also featured on the back. " THE SCENIC CITY " is written on one spine. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on another spine of the matchbook. All the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.749

Name/Title
A light blue promotional matchbook for Jack George Florist. " FLOWERS / FOR ALL / OCCASIONS / WEDDINGS, FUNERALS / BIRTHDAYS / flowers telegraphed " is written in black on the front along with the Interflora emblem. " JACK GEORGE / Florist / (Margaret Stevenson) / NEW PLYMOUTH / PHONE 84-882 / A/HOURS 36-741 / Personal Service " is written on the back. "THANK YOU! / CALL AGAIN " is written on one spine. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on the other spine of the matchbook. All the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.750

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook for Quinns Radio (NP) Ltd. " QUINNS / RADIO (NP) LTD / " THE DRIVE / IN SHOP" / 127 GILL STREET / NEW PLYMOUTH / FOR SAFETY CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING " is written in red on the front. " SALES OF QUALITY / COLOUR TELEVISION / HIFI AUDIO / EQUIPMENT / "F OR SERVICE / CIVILITY & / ATTENTION / PHONE 83-758 " is written on the back. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. All the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.751

Name/Title
A yellow promotional matchbook for KAPONGA FISH SHOP. " KAPONGA / FISH SHOP / CHRISTINE BRUNING / FRESH FISH DAILY / TAKE AWAY FOODS / TO YOUR LIKING / PHONE 588 " is written in black on the front. " FRESH / FISH / SEAFOODS IN SEASON / TAKE AWAYS " is written on the back beside a drawing of a fish. " SERVICE / WHILE YOU / WAIT ". " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. About half the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.752

Name/Title
A black promotional matchbook for Draught Taranaki Bitter Ale. " Draught / TARANAKI / BITTER / ALE " is written on the front in a replica of the bottle label. The same label is repeated on the back. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. A few of the matches are missing.
Accession No
A97.753

Name/Title
A yellow promotional matchbook for Tasman Dental Laboratory. " TASMAN / DENTAL LABORATORY / 299 ST. AUBYN ST. / NEW / PLYMOUTH" is written on the front in black. "FOR ALL / DENTAL REPAIRS / AND / RENOVATIONS / ULTRA SONIC / DENTURE CLEANING " is written on the back. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. " PHONE 5554 " is written on the other spine. All of the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.754

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook for Greenstone Distributors Ltd. " GREENSTONE / FACTORY / AVONDALE AUCK. N.Z " is written on the front in black over a picture of a hei tiki in green. "GREENSTONE / DISTRIBUTORS / LTD / SHOWROOM & FACTORY: / 26 HONAN PLACE / AVONDALE AUCKLAND / PH 884-477 BOX 19167 / NEW ZEALAND " is written on the back alongside a map of New Zealand. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook.
" Greenstone Jewellery Manufacturers " is written on the other spine. All of the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.755

Name/Title
A black promotional matchbook for Masterprint. " WHEN YOU THINK / OF PRINT / THINK OF / MASTERPRINT / THE BIG, BIG PRINTERS / IN EGMONT STREET / NEW PLYMOUTH " is written on the front in white and red. " LETTERPRESS and / OFFSET COLOUR / PRINTERS / STATIONERS / BOOKBINDERS / OFFICE SUPPLIES / MASTERPRINT " is written on the back. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. " XEROX COPY SERVICE " is written on the other spine. All of the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.756

Name/Title
A white souvenir matchbook for the wedding of David and Linda. " DAVID & LINDA / Married 12/8/78 " is written on the front in gold along with a cartoon wedding scene. "THANKS / for being with us " is written on the back underneath a picture of cupid holding a bow. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. A picture of wedding bells and ribbons features on the other spine. All of the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.757

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook for Western Bottling Company. " REACH / FOR THE / BIG /TASTE OF / WESTERN " is written in red, white and blue on the front beside a cartoon picture of a cowboy with soft drink bottles in his pistol holsters. "WESTERN / LEMONADE " is written on the back in blue and white " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. " WESTERN BOTTLING CO. LTD. / TARANAKI " is written in blue on the other spine. All of the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.758

Name/Title
A white promotional matchbook with a red interior for Kentucky Fried Chicken. " Kentucky / Fried / Chicken " is written in red below a picture of a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. " Kentucky / Fried Chicken / COLONEL/ SANDERS / RECIPE "it's finger lickin' good " is written on the back along with a picture of Colonel Sanders. " ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. " Please don't litter / dispose of empty package properly! " is written in black on the other spine. A list of cities is written in white on the interior. Most of the matches are intact.
Accession No
A97.759

Name/Title
A yellow promotional matchbook for Powderham Petrol Station. " POWDERHAM / PETROL / STATION / LTD / WE NEVER CLOSE " is written in red on the front. " SMILE! / LIFE's GREAT / IN TARANAKI " is written on the back.
" ALLENCO MATCH AUCKLAND " is written on a spine of the matchbook. " PHONE 84-171 " is written in red on the other spine. " THE MOTORIST's SUPERMARKET " is written in red on the interior. All of the matches are missing.
Accession No
A97.760
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