WWII Waterproof Match Box in Original Box Made by Foster Grant New Old Stock VTG

Addendum to original listing:

We found two more of these! That makes a total of 28 instead of 26. As of this addendum, 24 have sold, leaving 4 more to be sold. One of the boxes is missing a piece of the largest flap used to close up the box on one end.

Listed here is a new and still in the box WWII era waterproof match box. Screw top. Army green color. Measures 2-3/4 inches in length. Made by Foster Grant Co. The end of the match box says: “US” and “F.G. CO.” The cardboard box says:

“Stock No. 74-B-788-40

Article: Box, Match, Waterproof

Quantity 1 Each

Contractor: Foster Grant Co., Inc.

BQD Contract No. W19-074 qm-2379

Date of Contract 9 August 1944″

We are starting this listing with 26 of them. All are pre-owned but are new old stock, still in their original boxes. The listed price is per match box and includes shipping.

From the estate of our Uncle Paul, born in 1927, who collected all kinds of things in Denver, Colorado, from the mid-1950s until his untimely death in the mid-1980s. It’s going to take us a LONG time to liquidate the estate, so we invite you to keep watching for our listings.

Price: Auction

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Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States