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Catalog Number 2015.13.1.2
Object Name Advertisement
Title Directions for Match Box Holder
Date Circa 1920s
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1929
Description Cream coloured page with black text. The front has instructions and images on how to assemble and use the match box holder. On the back is a brief message from Guelph Motor Car Company Superintendent D. L. Tolton.

The text reads-
Front: "Magazine Safety-Deposit Match Box, Directions for putting its 3 parts together
1. Bend sides of body slightly outward.
2. Spring edges into grooves at sides of front with a sliding motion until upper ends fit into notches at top.
3. The box is locked together for the use of a lifetime by putting in the bottom and bending both lugs down on the back.
4. Box complete and loaded with matches.
Note: By adjusting the tiltable bottom, the match supply may be regulated as desired."
There are four images scattered on the page each labeled "1st operation, 2nd operation, 3rd operation, 4th operation".

Back: "Garage of the Guelph Motor Car Co'y., Good patrons, bust times have come and I once more breathe free. Thanks I return to one and all, that purchase goods from me. As waters rush from mountain side, when spring melts winter's snow, so from my shop car after car In quick succession go. But do not think I am sold out, and left with empty store; my warerooms are again refilled, far better then before. the best that's made is none too good, in all the stock I deal, for my good patrons to receive, I wish you all to feel. These benefits may all be your, by coming straight my way; good value will be given all and still make business pay. By getting in right at the start, is secret of it all; on these lines I ask for trade, then let wise buyers call, awaiting the same, I am. Most respectfully yours, D. L. Tolton, Superintendent."
People Tolton, D.L.
Search Terms Guelph Motor Car Company
Macdonell Street
Norfolk Street
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
COMMERCIAL - AUTOMOBILES
COMMERCIAL - CAR DEALERS
COMMUNICATION
EDUCATION
FIRE
HOME
HOUSEHOLD
INDUSTRY & TRADE
MANUFACTURING AND TRADES
REFERENCE
TRANSPORTATION - AUTOMOBILES
WRITING
Dimensions 12.8 cm X 16.2 cm