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No. 412MLN412 - December 2015

  • Monopolies Commission Report (NEMCO) - Part I
  • Firestix - Fire Starter Matches
  • London Scenes
  • Current Market Issues - Denmark and Norway
  • 'Go-To-Bed' match holders: fact or fiction?
  • Les Naïades
  • South American Catalogue  - Argentina Part III
  • Tordenskjold - 150 years on matchboxes - Part I
  • In Review - Les allumettes à Paris (1830-1874)
  • John Dalziel & Sons - Parlour Matches
  • Fennings Findings: France and UK
  • Found on sale in Belgium
  • In Review - Las Fábricas Españolas de Cerillas del siglo XIX y sus Etiquetas (Spanish XIX Century match factories and their labels)
  • Dashes, Slashes and Dots
  • Dates for your diary
  • From Your Secretary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 7th February 2016
  • Auction Results from the October meeting


No. 411MLN411 - October 2015

  • Press Cuttings - Part XVI
  • Sweden - the meeting in Hjo
  • Made in India by Deepak Exports
  • Current Market Issues - Turkey
  • Wood & Dixon Ltd - The Non-Poisonous "Strike Anywhere" Match Syndicate Ltd
  • More Mayflower
  • Dates for your diary
  • Back Issues of the Match Label News / Newsletter
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 6th December 2015
  • Press Cuttings - Part XVI (continued)

 

 

 

 

 


No. 410MLN410 - August 2015

  • Printed in Sweden
  • Press Cuttings - Part XV
  • Three Stars - additional information
  • Mayflower - Part II
  • Mayflower - additional information
  • Scottish Bluebell - Bryant & May mock-up design
  • South Africa
  • Poland
  • New Zealand - Heritage
  • Sapra (Match Mfrs.) Ltd
  • Eritrea
  • Firefighter - Bras Tändare
  • Candle match matchbox and protective holder
  • Current Market Issues - U.K.
  • Visiting the Thai Match Factory
  • The year of the Golden Dragon
  • El Salvador - Lucky Boy
  • Inspired by bookmatch covers - Part V
  • Otto Lindbohm - twin boxes
  • Why have both striker surface types on the same matchbox?
  • Current Market Issues - Spain
  • Redbirds - made in U.S.A. for Eddy Match
  • Tres Estrellas Enciendefuegos (Three Stars firelighter)
  • Made in Sweden
  • Fennings Findings
  • Dates for your diary
  • Press Cuttings - Part XV  (continued)
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 4th October 2015


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No. 409MLN409 - June 2015

  • Match Manufacturers Prosecuted
  • Memories of Ian Hooker
  • Pat Giroud
  • Java Match Factory - link with Swedish Match
  • Cats and Soldiers
  • Mr. James Miller
  • Aldi matchboxes
  • Cuba matchboxes of the 21st century
  • Match Related Post Card
  • British Royal Warrants on Bookmatches - Part III
  • Bar·Be·Quick Safety matches
  • Fennings Findings - Three Plumes
  • Three Stars
  • Current Market Issue - Kitchen Matches
  • Fairy Matches
  • "Star" - Bryant & May mock-up design
  • Made in P.D.R.Y.
  • Mayflower  -  W. C. Griffiths & Son Ltd.
  • Self Lighting Safety Tapers
  • F. E. Schemel Sucesores - Colombia
  • Abinger Hammer
  • Modern Algeria
  • Street Sign - Swan Vestas
  • Street Signs - enamel process
  • Matchless Collector of Matchboxes
  • Three Torches
  • South American Catalogue  - Argentina Part II
  • Matchmaking in Mauritius
  • Press Cuttings - Part XIV
  • AGM Report
  • Society Library Report
  • Dates for your diary
  • Notice to members
  • Auction Results from the April 2015 meeting
  • Bryant & May brand packing tray for retail use


No. 408MLN408 - April 2015

  • Press Cuttings - Part XIII
  • French Bookmatch Covers
  • SOLO Match factory for Binzagr Co. Saudi Arabia
  • Binzagr Match, Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia labels
  • Zycie z konikiem
  • The Three Torches - Part I
  • Fairy Matches
  • The fancy box from Roche & Cie.
  • Morocco - Le Papillon (continued)
  • Country of Origin - Identification Required. - The Answer.
  • MLN No.407 "Iran" Errors
  • Redheads - Matchbox Art Contest 2014 Winners
  • Wood Burner Matches
  • Sainsbury's Firelighter matches
  • Current Market Issues
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results from the February 2015 meeting
  • Subscription increase proposals
  • Tribute to a wonderful lady
  • Annual General Meeting 12th April 2015 Agenda
  • Members views requested "International Exhibition Meeting"
  • Officer's Reports


No. 407MLN407 - February 2015

  • Press Cuttings - Part XII
  • South American Catalogue  - Argentina
  • Have I got News for You
  • Morocco - Le Papillon
  • Strike at the seat of trouble
  • Gainsmore
  • Sierra Leone
  • Swaziland
  • Foreign Made - Floors Castle
  • Hobby letter dated 1927 - Uncle Charlie
  • Match Label Museum in China
  • Iran
  • Discovering Miss Redhead
  • Suroboj - Made in Indonesia
  • Swan collection
  • Mini Matches London
  • Kenya - continued from MLN No.406
  • Current Market Issues
  • Fennings Findings: Mexico
  • Saudi Arabia - comments
  • Current Market Issues - Austria
  • Press "cutting" 1975
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results - from the December 2014 meeting
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, 12th April 2015


↑2015↑ - ↓2014↓


No. 406MLN406 - December 2014

  • Press Cuttings - Part XI
  • British Mystery Labels
  • Current Market Issues - Canada
  • Firelighters - Zip (Canada)
  • British Royal Warrants on Bookmatches - Part II
  • Current Market Issues - Spain
  • Current Market Issues - Bull Brand
  • WWI Kalender (Grip)
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Queen's Award to Industry
  • Austria-Hungary matchbox pack
  • Kenya - continued
  • Fennings Findings - Portugal
  • The Three Torch Match
  • Azad Hind – Free India
  • Cambodia
  • Louis Guilletmot
  • South American Catalogue - Paraguay (continued)
  • Post Card surprise - "Brymay"
  • Hobby letter dated 1927
  • Some Social History - matchbox collecting in 1937 (continued)
  • Cornish Wreck series
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results - from the October 2014 meeting
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, February 8th 2015
  • "Effigy of our Saviour" on Match Boxes
  • Press Cuttings - Part XI Continued


No. 405MLN405 - October 2014

  • In Review - Bristol Match Makers
  • Steamer Matches (Safety-Paraffin & Sulphur)
  • British Royal Warrants on Bookmatches - Part I
  • Royalty bookmatch - Northern & Shell
  • Africa
  • Three Stars - additional information
  • Current Market Issue - Spain 'Tres Estrellas'
  • Wilko
  • E. A. Match Company (Kenya) Limited
  • Warren Russell & Wright's Vulcans label
  • WWI Bookmatch holder
  • Brazil - revenue match stamps
  • New boxes in Canada
  • Theme Collecting - Let there be Light
  • British Scenes (Spring-flap)
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, 7th December 2014
  • Auction Lots from the Colin Plummer Collection
  • E.G.M. 5th October 2014 AGENDA
  • Portable Fire: A History of Match Safes  -  exhibit at The Delaware Art Museum
  • Press Cuttings  -  Part X


No. 404MLN404 - August 2014

  • The Match Makers of Norwich (Appendix IV & V)
  • Bookmatch Industry in Pakistan
  • Rock of Gibraltar theme
  • Bobby's
  • Exploring Pakistan
  • Spain - Pedro Hermanos
  • Current Market Issues - Redheads
  • Firelighter Matches - Tesco "Outdoor"
  • Quick Response Code - A touch more information from Canada
  • Mauritius - War time label
  • Current Market Issues - Wilko
  • FSC C001611 Diamond Details
  • Current Market Issues - UK market
  • Current Market Issues - Kitchen Matches
  • E. Remy advertising labels - Part III
  • Egypt
  • Superdrug - celebrating 50 years
  • Malawi - Leopard Match Ltd
  • N. V. Djamico Ltd. Surabaja, Indonesia
  • Bryant & May - Gibraltar connection
  • Press Cuttings - Part IX
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, 5th October 5th 2014
  • Auction Lots from the Colin Plummer Collection
  • Accounts Year Ended 31st December 2012


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No. 403MLN403 - June 2014

  • AGM Report
  • Old Cornish Mine matchbox labels
  • Needle Match Tins
  • In Review - Catálogo de Caixas de Fosforos Italianas Importadas por Portugal (Catalogue of Italian Matchboxes Imported by Portugal)
  • Cook's Matches - SAW
  • E. A. Match Company (Kenya) Limited
  • The Rock
  • AVPF 60th Anniversary Meeting Report
  • Senegal - The Palmtree & Le Boxeur
  • Current Market Issues - Redheads
  • British labels - from an old collection
  • Made in Sweden
  • India - "Sunny" - Synthetic Matches
  • Made in China for "touch" Canada
  • Inspired by bookmatch covers - Part IV
  • The Juggler Match - Part II
  • The Match Makers of Norwich (Appendix II & III)
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results from the April 2014 meeting


No. 402MLN402 - April 2014

  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results from the February 2014 meeting
  • Annual General Meeting Agenda
  • Officer's Reports
  • Accounts for Year Ending 31st December 2013
  • Bryant & May brand 2014 matchbox
  • Cook's Matches - additional information
  • Swan Vestas - latest issue
  • Canada - Excise Tax Paid
  • Mauritius - Chang Pong & Co.
  • Current Market Issues - Latvia
  • Angola
  • The Rock Safety Matches
  • Wax - Matches
  • Presidential Palace, Indonesia
  • Jalap Safety Match - White Swan
  • The movie "Ang Ibong Adarna"
  • Imperial Match Bookmatch
  • Morroco
  • Diamond "De Luxe Pocket Match"
  • The Juggler Match - Part I
  • Swallow Brand Match Tin
  • The Match Makers of Norwich (Appendix I)
  • V. Hentz, Paris 1834


No. 401MLN401 - February 2014

  • In Memoriam - Bernard Leaf
  • Some Social History - matchbox collecting in 1937
  • Match Factory History
  • The Match Makers of Norwich
  • In Review - Lighting up Scotland
  • Lighting up Ireland - information to add
  • Bryant & May "brand new matchbox"
  • Cook's Matches
  • Fennings' Findings: Barbados
  • Calendar Girls 1955
  • Current Market Issues - Switzerland
  • Current Market Issues (2013) - Canada
  • Chan Pong & Co. Match Factory
  • Current Market Issues - Latvia
  • Current Market Issues Made in India for France
  • Inspired by bookmatch covers - Part III
  • Smoke Matches
  • Current Market Issues 'QBAK'
  • How Matches are Made
  • South American Catalogue - Paraguay
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, April 13th 2014
  • Auction Results from the December 2013 meeting
  • General Auction Lots: for Sunday, April 13th 2014
  • Newspaper cutting Albright & Wilson


↑2014↑ - ↓2013↓


No. 400MLN400 - December 2013 - 400th ISSUE

  • Special Celebration Edition
  • Some Social History - of the BML&BS
  • A Matchbox in Your Pocket
  • Austin Seven Matchbox Van
  • In Review - Catalogue of Matchbox Grips
  • Birmingham Congreve Match
  • French Guiana - import from Sweden
  • Duke and Duchess of Windsor
  • Bottle & Basket - Bouldens Match Company
  • In Review - Harlequin Matches - Second Edition
  • Bryant & May's Almanack 1891
  • Spain - Twelve Series from 1930-1936
  • Dowler's Nocturnal Vesta Match Box
  • Mexico - Tarzan
  • Hardware Collection of Pam & Peter Campion - Part II
  • Gengaständstickor - Tre Stjärnor
  • E. Remy advertising labels - Part II
  • Compañia Paraguaya de Fosforos S.A.
  • 'Fennings' Findings: Hungary and Greece
  • 'Fennings' Findings: USA
  • Current Market issues - 'Ship'
  • 'Fennings' Findings: Germany
  • Current Market issues - Kenya
  • Current Market issues - 'Clipper'
  • Boy Scout Conference Label
  • Current Market issues - Bulgaria
  • "Slim Sam" the Harlequin Holder
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 9th February 2014
  • From your Secretary
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Auction Results from the October 2013 Meeting
  • Inspired by bookmatch covers - Part II


No. 399MLN399 - October 2013

  • Fascinating hobby - more needs to be recorded
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, 8th December 2013
  • In Review - Throwaway History - Robert Opie
  • In Review - Harlequin Matches - Second Edition
  • The Art of Raja Ravi Varma
  • Suriname
  • West Africa
  • In Review - Catàlogo das Etiquetas de Caixas de Fósforos Portugal (Catalogue of Portuguese Matchbox Labels)
  • E. Remy advertising labels
  • Smoke Matches
  • Bryant & May Ark Brand
  • Dates for your diary
  • From Your Secretary - Accounts for year ending 31st December 2012
  • BML&BS payment of membership using PayPal


No. 398MLN398 - August 2013

  • H. Becker. London 1898
  • Ivory Coast (Part III)
  • The Kennedy / Greig Saga 1892-1898
  • Press Cuttings - Part VII
  • Rowntree Chocolate Tin - Not intended for matches
  • Brazilian Match-Industry today
  • Inspired by bookmatch covers
  • South American Catalogue - Suriname
  • Firestarter Matches
  • Current Market Issues - Wild-Life
  • Palm brand Vestas & Safeties (Part II)
  • Spain - Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus)
  • Spain - Fauna Iberica & Animales Salvajes
  • Hardware Collection of Pam & Peter Campion
  • Sri Lanka Revisited
  • The Ship Canal Match
  • Italy - Current market issues
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, October 6th 2013
  • Press Cuttings - Part VIII


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No. 397MLN397 - June 2013

  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results - from the April 2013 meeting
  • AGM Report
  • Prize Medals
  • B & M Special Safety Match - Corrections
  • Tidaholm, Sweden
  • Palm brand Vestas & Safeties
  • Gladstone painted red.
  • Atria Lucifers
  • STA - LIT
  • Motor Match Leather Case
  • Current Market Issues
  • Fennings Findings: Trinidad & Tobago
  • Strikeable Firelighters
  • Firestarter Matches
  • Made in India
  • Museum Find - WWI Matchbox
  • Ivory Coast (Part II)
  • The Lighter side of Bouldens (Bouldens Match Company - Part III)
  • Are you going to Kobe in Japan?
  • Matches - Part I


No. 396MLN396 - April 2013

  • John Walker Memorial Museum
  • Visit to D.D. Bean & Sons
  • Bryant & May's Motor Match
  • 21st Century matchboxes from Chile
  • South Korea - The Land of the Morning Calm
  • In Review - Lighting up Ireland
  • Ivory Coast
  • B&M Special Safety Match
  • British Royalty Pullmatch & Matchbooks
  • British & Canadian Stock Issues 1937, 1939 & 1953
  • British Royalty - matchbox issues update
  • Bangladesh
  • Dennis & Holloway Sealing Set Matchbox
  • Charles Farris & John Noyes
  • Wolf & Baker, London - 1856
  • The Storm Match Box
  • The Genteel - Lovers of Light
  • Press Cuttings - Part VI
  • BML&BS Accounts 2011
  • Dates for your diary
  • Memories of Mr Colin Plummer
  • Auction Results from the February 2013 meeting
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) Agenda


No. 395MLN395 - February 2013

  • Erimus - Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge
  • Dates for your diary
  • What's Tobacco publications got to do with matches?
  • Celluloid Grips - Project help requested
  • Sweden Salongständstickor
  • Theme Collecting - History of Tyres
  • Current Market Issues - Ukraine, India and Turkey
  • Japanese Packet Labels - Part II
  • Australia's Redheads
  • Current Market Issues - UK
  • Match Holders & Boxes made of Horn, Ivory & Bone
  • Current Market Issues - South Korea
  • Found in Russia
  • Charles Farris Limited
  • Superior Candle Wax Vestas matchbox Retailers
  • Candle Wax Vestas Matchbox Holder
  • Interesting Internet find, N. N. Philbrick, Match Factory
  • Auction Results from the December 2012 meeting
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 14th April 2013
  • How Matches are made - Origin & Corrections


↑2013↑ - ↓2012↓


No. 394MLN394 - December 2012

  • How Matches are made
  • Colour Bars (CMYK)
  • Current Market Issues - BoPeep
  • Current Market Issues - Swan Vestas
  • Current Market Issues - Winter Collection
  • Malta - Imports
  • Current Market Issues - Pakistan
  • More Current Market Issues
  • Bouldens - Post Cards
  • The magnetic attraction of a bookmatch
  • That's the Spirit - Alcoholic Drinks
  • Current Market Issues - Spain
  • Bryant & May - Alpine Vesuvian
  • Dunhill
  • Weedkiller Matchboxes
  • The Gordon Match & Gordon Matches
  • Current Market Issue - Redheads
  • Press Cuttings - Part V
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results from the October 2012 meeting
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 10th February 2013
  • Gloucester's Dick Whittington (Moreland)
  • Press Cuttings - Part V (continued)


No. 393MLN393 - October 2012

  • Stori Belong PNG Masis - Papua New Guinea
  • Redhead from India
  • Albania
  • Bouldens Match Company - Part II
  • Tinder Pouches (Chuckmucks)
  • The Famous Tudor Rose Inn
  • The "Gramwill" Smokers' Set
  • Feudor - European Cities
  • Tibet
  • Foreign Made
  • Target
  • Belgium export label
  • In Repl - Zimmerman
  • From Your Secretary
  • Press Cuttings - Part IV
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 9th December 2012


No. 392MLN392 - August 2012

  • Dates for your diary
  • In Review - Historical Notes on Early Matchbox Labels and Cinderellas for Australia, New Zealand and Nearby Pacific Countries
  • Bouldens Match Company - Part I
  • Olympic and Paralympic Games - Part II - World's Greatest Sports Festival comes to UK
  • This year's trip to Italy
  • Australian Match Cover Colectors Society Emerald (55th) Jubilee
  • Is this the World's smallest matchbox?
  • Tinder pouches
  • Redheads the Home Brand
  • Albania
  • Currently on Sale - Found in Spain
  • Currently on Sale - Found in France
  • Current Market issues - UK
  • From my travels
  • Ilfracombe Museum
  • Davidstow Airfield Museum
  • Current UK Market - Londis
  • Foreign Made - Russian Stickers
  • Press Cuttings - Part III
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 7th October 2012


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No. 391MLN391 - June 2012

  • In Review - Pinacoteca tascabile 1870-1920
  • Press Cuttings - Part II
  • Holders for circular packs of Pullmatches and Pullmatches by British Pullmatch Co. Ltd
  • Foreign Made
  • Olympic and Paralympic Games - World's Greatest Sports Festival comes to UK
  • Albania
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Current Market Issues - Spain
  • Modern Russia
  • Current Market Issues - UK
  • Across the seas
  • Explosive Matches
  • Dominican Republic
  • Current Market Issues - Firelighter Matches
  • The Scissors - Made in Egypt
  • New to me
  • AGM Report
  • Adding to Matchboxes of Italy (Part VII)
  • The Juggler
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results - from the April 2012 meeting
  • Joan Rendell in the news again


No. 390MLN390 - April 2012

  • Those Were The Days - CMC
  • Press Cuttings - Part I
  • Albania - Land of the Eagles
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Woods Flowers
  • Military Matches
  • Texsport waterproof safety matches
  • Australia's Redheads
  • Egyptian Match Co. - Export to Spain
  • Pakistan for export to Egypt
  • More Egypt
  • Bouldens Puzzle Label
  • Fennings Pennings - Charles Dickens
  • Strikes Smoke Matches
  • Eco Firelighter
  • In Review - Une histoire de l'allumette
  • In Review - Catálogo de caixas de fosforos (Catalogue of matchboxes) - Portugal
  • Dominican Republic - Part II
  • Italy - Can you help?
  • Foreign Made
  • Bouldens Sets & Series
  • Foreign Made - New Era
  • Dates for your diary
  • AGM Agenda
  • Officer's Reports
  • In Reply - Houlding's Beacon Ale
  • Auction Results - from the February 2012 meeting
  • Auction Lots 51-60 for Sunday 15th April 2012 (From the Richard Mansfield Collection)
  • Auction Lots (S.A.) for Sunday 15th April 2012 (From the Stan Aston Collection)
  • In Reply - Member's feedback


No. 389MLN389 - February 2012

  • In Review - Portuguese catalogue of Bookmatches
  • The Portuguese Match Industry - Chama Vermelha, S.A.
  • John Rayner Collector and Hobbyist
  • Swedish Match Product Data Sheet for Wood Stick Safety Matches
  • In Review - The Korean Match Factories
  • Modern Russia
  • Tunisia - RNTA
  • Mystery Cat Labels
  • GDS Brand
  • Foreign Made - Glorious Eagle
  • Foreign Made - Victor Value
  • Another "new" Foreign Made - Timothy Whites
  • Irish match manufacturers
  • Foreign Made - Over Sea labels
  • Three Stars - Famous Brand
  • Fenning's Findings - Morellis of Broadstairs
  • Foreign Made - Collis
  • Egypt - Ahmed Ibrahim El-Banna
  • Vintage Railway Engines
  • Dominican Republic
  • Cleopatra's Needle - Labels
  • Matchboxes of Italy - Part VII
  • Glass Match Holders
  • Famous Brands with Great Tales
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results - from the December 2011 meeting
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 15th April 2012 meeting. (Main member Auction)


↑2012↑ - ↓2011↓


No. 388MLN388 - December 2011

  • In Review - Conquest Match Co.
  • Mr John Walker of Stockton
  • Mylius-Erichsen Danmark-Expedition Matchbox
  • "Those were the Days" - CMC
  • Egypt
  • Fennings Findings - Estonia/Croatia
  • Collectors observations
  • Blue Cross promotion
  • Colours and sizes in the Magazine
  • Modern Designs - Part II
  • The Preservation of Complete Matchboxes - Part II
  • Current Market issues - Europe
  • Current Market issues - UK Market
  • Candle Kings - The General match Co.
  • Foreign Made - Victor Value
  • Something of Interest
  • Dates for your Diary
  • From Your Secretary - Accounts for the year ending 31st December 2010
  • Auction Results - from the October 2011 meeting
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 5th February 2012
  • Help Wanted - Bouldens Sets & Series


No. 387MLN387 - October 2011

  • Bryant & May's Match Tins - Frank Magor & Co.
  • In Review - Československé zápalkové nálepky pro vývoz
  • Silvio Vignetta - in remembrance
  • 1920 All-Australian Peace Exhibition- Jubilee Building, Adelaide
  • Australian Matchbox Holders
  • Winns American Winners
  • Old Belgium
  • Blue Cross 10 shillings promotion
  • Sold in Bulgaria
  • Best of British
  • SOLO Trade Marks on Czech Market
  • Red Tiger Brand
  • Scottish Souvenir Woodware : Transfer Ware
  • Fenning Findings - Estonia
  • Current Market Issues - Latvia and Estonia
  • Caesar - Foreign Product
  • The ·R·D·C· Match
  • Fiji Fantastic
  • Candle Kings - Foreign Made
  • Modern Designs - Part I
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 4th December 2011
  • From Your Secretary
  • Famous Brands - Solstickan and Tordenskjold


No. 386MLN386 - August 2011

  • In Review - Bristol Match Makers
  • Collecting Newspaper & Magazine cuttings
  • North Western Phillumenists - Exhibition
  • The SAVO Match-Factory
  • SAFFA
  • Wild Life Series
  • Miss Cavell
  • Matchbox provides a solution for cigarette advertisers
  • Australia's Redheads
  • Papier Mâché - Match Holders
  • The Stardust - and Tony Cornero
  • SOK Brand
  • Dougal Brothers
  • Mongolia
  • The Korean Match Factories
  • The ·R·D·C· Match
  • Wind Screen Match Box
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 9th October 2011
  • Current Market Issues


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No. 385MLN385 - June 2011

  • Modification to Society Name
  • Douglas Bros.
  • Strike a light, it's a new exhibition
  • Flip Top Matchboxes
  • Plastic Bookmatch Cases
  • Fennings Findings: Trinidad & Tobago
  • Travelling in Asia
  • The ·R·D·C· Match
  • SOK brand
  • Matchbook Hardware
  • Swedish Match - S 5609
  • Current Market Issues - Spain
  • Service Match Co.
  • Current Market Issues - Italy
  • Fire Lighters Allumoirs
  • Modern Issues from Kenya
  • Modern Issues from Hungary
  • Luxad
  • Matchbox Views of Puerto Rico
  • Australia's Redheads
  • Riddles of Yesterday - "Solved"
  • Dates for your Diary
  • AGM Report
  • Auction Results
  • Photograph Mystery Solved
  • Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
  • Current U.K. market - customer own brand from 'happy shopper'


No. 384MLN384 - April 2011

  • Finally laid to rest - Miss Joan Rendell
  • Finland - "Juhannustulia" labels Correction
  • Wrap-around Matchbox Cover
  • Cyprus - Part II
  • South American Catalogue - Uruguay
  • Fosforos Tallados - Carved Matches
  • Cyprus - Part II
  • Riddles o Yesterday
  • SOLO Trade Marks on Czech Market
  • Explosive Matches
  • Venezuela
  • Mongolia
  • Souvenir Match Ware
  • Hungary for matchboxes
  • Current Market Issues - Waitrose
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results
  • Annual General Meeting 17th April 2011
  • Tinplate Slide
  • Oakhurst Match Company, Limited
  • essential Waitrose safety matches


No. 383MLN383 - February 2011

  • Bryant & May factory to Bow Quarter Development
  • Re-development of the Trélazé site of "Allumettes"
  • Leather Bookmatch CAses
  • Conquest Match Co. - Sets and Series
  • Tavakoli Match - Iran
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part VII - 'El Indio' - "Flags of South American countries"
  • Europa Hölzer Matches
  • Matchboxes of Italy - Part VI
  • Ethereal Matches; or Philosophic Tapers
  • Cook's Matches
  • Cyprus - Part I
  • Bangladesh - outside in?
  • Mystery Labels - Reply
  • Mystery Labels - 2
  • Finland - "Juhannustulia" labels
  • Current U.K. Issues
  • Mongolia
  • Phosphorus Poisoning in the Match Industry in the United States
  • Bryant & May - Winter Collection
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 17th April 2011


↑2011↑ - ↓2010↓


No. 382MLN382 - December 2010

  • About Lucifer Matches - London in 1878
  • Bryant and May's Patent Special Safety Match
  • Bryant & May's Tinplate Slide
  • The Darwinian Label
  • Last of the 47 Founder Members - Jim Weir
  • Tractor Safety - Solo Lipnik
  • Current MArket Issues - Spain
  • Industria Argentina - Part II
  • Current U.K.Market Issues
  • Mystery Labels
  • Fennings Findings
  • In Memoriam - Richard Mansfield
  • Bristol Match Makers
  • From Your Secretary
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 6h February 2011
  • Meccanno Penny-in-the-slot machine
  • Swan Vestas


No. 381MLN381 - October 2010

  • Listing of known Australian Match Factories
  • Döbereiner Lamp
  • Intellectual Property
  • Cervantes Seguos matchboxes
  • U.A. Belgium - Mystery Solved
  • Bryant & May - Summer Collection
  • Pen Striker Tins - Ormiston & Glass
  • South American Catalogue - Paraguay
  • Writer's Compedium with Vesta Box
  • Cuban Matchboxes - Part II
  • Found in France
  • 'GSD' - Dhiman Enterprises Ltd
  • Industria Argentina
  • Horse & Cart - outside in?
  • Tinder Boxes
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 5th December 2010
  • Did you know?


No. 380MLN380 - August 2010

  • Auction Lots
  • Dates for your diary
  • Cuban Matchboxes - Part I
  • Oakhurst Match Co. Ltd - Additional Data
  • Wax Taper Cylinder Boxes
  • Early Bookmatches
  • Bryant & May Bookmatches
  • Fennings' Findings' - Lithuania + USA
  • The Cornish Match Company Catalogue of Label Sets 1963 - 1986
  • Needle Match Tins
  • Current Market Issues - Kenya
  • Ladies Parlor Tapers with Wax Matches or Safety Wax Matches
  • KM Carezza Mini
  • Bengal - Holzer
  • Tanks - Russia
  • Matching the changing times in Central Africa
  • U.A. Belgium - Mystery Find

 


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No. 379MLN379 - June 2010

  • Tribute to a "Woman of Words" Miss Joan Rendell
  • Slovak Phillumenist Association (Slovenský Filumenisticky Zvaz) - (SFZ)
  • Joan Rendell Books
  • Refillable, Metal 'Pullmatch' Holder
  • Auction Results from April 2010
  • South American Catalogue - Paraguay
  • Oakhurst Match Co. Ltd
  • Devon Pottery Match Holders
  • Current Market Issues - New Zealand
  • Firelighters - Current Market Issues
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) April 2010 - Report
  • Auction Lots from the Stan Aston Collection - 10th October 10th 2010
  • Dates for your diary
  • E-mail from Ed Wright - 2010 Tony Gallaher Memorial Award

 

 


No. 378MLN378 - April 2010

  • Collectible Trade Cards of Matchbox Labels Issued for Australia and probably New Zealand
  • Cruising for matchboxes - Part II
  • Brymay: Play Mind Games
  • Current Market issues - 'Ship'
  • Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum (Social History) Fire Making Collection Report by The British Matchbox Label & Booklet Society
  • Out & About
  • Letter from Malta
  • Mystery Labels
  • The Lion Match Co. Ltd - South Africa
  • Hungary - Current MArket issues
  • Fennings' Pennings:
  • Horse & Cart
  • International Code of Signals- Part II
  • Customs hunting importer of... Counterfeit 3 Plumes matches
  • Swedish Match - Brazil
  • Gordon Appleby No.1
  • My memories of Barry Cansell
  • The Gladstone Match
  • Dates for your diary
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) April 2010
  • Officer's Reports:
  • Auction Results


No. 377MLN377 - February 2010

  • Matches are still red hot News
  • Swedish Match - The Lights Market
  • Trinidad Match - Swinger brand
  • Mystery Middle Eastern Label
  • Labels that tell a story
  • Match Head Papers
  • Future Gardens
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part VI
  • 'El Indio' and 'El Diablo' "Flags of South American countries"
  • Feature Matchbooks
  • In Review - The Chinese Match Factories
  • In Review - The Japanese Match Factories
  • The Pacific Hotel, Shanghai
  • Current Market Issues
  • Cruising for matchboxes - Part I
  • In tribute to Barry Cansell
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results from December 2009
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 18th April 2010
  • Barcode - Country of assignment
  • The changing face of forest industry


↑2010↑ - ↓2009↓


No. 376MLN376 - December 2009

  • Brussels 1935 Universal and International Exhibition
  • Pathe Newsreel - Record of our hobby
  • Match Box Cover – Macclesfield Town Football Club
  • Fosforera Española - Part VI - Flora and Fauna
  • Frank Sinatra at Caesars Palace
  • Match Cover for Liberation
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas - Part XIV
  • Bryant & May's Royal Wax Vestas - export to Spain
  • Matchboxes of Italy - Part V
  • Current Market Issues
  • Fire lighter matches
  • Fire strikes at abandoned match factory
  • International Code of Signals
  • Croydon Celebration - Memorable Days
  • World Round-up Recent Issues
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results - (Croydon)
  • Auction Lots for Sunday, 7th February 2010
  • In Review - British Match Makers Part 3
  • Match Factory Industrial Units
  • Bryant & May's Matches
  • From Your Secretary - Nominations for Election to the Committee


No. 375MLN375 - October 2009

  • The Souvenir Programme
  • Exhibition Location
  • Inside Views of the Exhibition Hall - Arnhem Gallery
  • Exhibition Layout
  • International Matchbox Exhibition
  • Hall Layout 10th and 11th October 2009
  • Candle Matches - Bougies de Poche. Special 25 page colour illustrated treatise on candle matches.
  • Auction Lots for Saturday 10th October at the International Matchbox Exhibition, Croydon
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 11th October at the International Matchbox Exhibition, Croydon
  • The Match Label News
  • Whiz Quiz - Test yor hobby knowledge
  • In Review - British Match Makers Part 2
  • Appeal for the Matchbox/Matchcover Pool
  • The Exhibition Exhibit "Best in Show" £50 Award
  • Auction Lots for December Meeting 2009
  • Dates for your diary
  • From Your Secretary - Nomination for Election to the Committee


No. 374MLN374 - August 2009

  • Cover Current Market Issues - Australia
    Best of British - Swan Vestas Part XIII
  • Landing Ship Tank LST 3506
  • Dates for your Diary
  • €22,000 for Faberge Matchbox Holder
  • International Matchbox Exhibition
  • Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum (Social History) Fire Making Collection Report (Continued)
  • Current Market Issues - Egypt
  • Current Market Issues - Spain
  • Firestarter Matches (Spain & Portugal)
  • Current Market Issues - Portugal
  • In my Region
  • Maguire & Paterson - Ireland
  • Current Market Issues - On Route 66
  • Current Market Issues - Mixed Bag
  • Malta - Imports
  • Mysterious Label 'First Choice'
  • Three box labels from recent production of RESI
  • Exhibits for the International Matchbox Exhibition
  • Auction Lots for Saturday 10th October at the International Matchbox Exhibition, Croydon
  • Appeal for the Matchbox and Match Cover Pools
  • Auction Lots for Sunday 11th October at the International Matchbox Exhibition, Croydon


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No. 373MLN373 - June 2009

  • Bock, Genin & Co. New York. N.Y. - Paragon Wax Match Tin - Circa 1871
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part XII
  • Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum (Social History) Fire Making Collection Report (Continued)
  • Republic of Senegal - Cafal of Dakar
  • Sierra Leone Match Co. Ltd.
  • India - Match Factory Business Post Cards
  • H.J.Simlick
  • Ornamental Fancy Card Boxes
  • Matchboxes of Italy - Part IV
  • Travelling in Asia
  • Current Market Issues
  • In Review - Catálogo de Carteiras ( Catalogue of Bookmatches ) Fosforeira Portuguesa/
  • The Society Bookshop - Announcement
  • International Matchbox Exhibition
  • Exhibits for the "International Matchbox Exhibition"
  • AGM Report
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Auction Results from April 2009


No. 372MLN372 - April 2009

  • Phillumenists Paraphernalia
  • Is this security gone mad?
  • Mystery Middle Eastern Label
  • Rare Match Cover for Burma vs Japanese soldiers
  • Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum (Social History) Fire Making Collection Report (Continued)
  • Matchboxes of Italy - Part III
  • Self Lighting Safety Tapers No.2
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part XI
  • Japanese Packet Labels
  • Current Market Issues
  • North American Self Lighting Fire Starters
  • Firestarter Matches
  • Ecological Fire Starters
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Reflections of a truly
  • 'International Matchbox Exhibition'
  • AGM - Agenda and Officer's Reports
  • Auction Results from February 2009


No. 371MLN371 - February 2009

  • Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum (Social History) Fire Making Collection Report
  • Arandora Star
  • In Review - 'Private Die Match Stamps' and 'United States Match and Medicine Stamps'
  • Fosforera Española - Part V "Collectors Packs"
  • Matchboxes of Italy - Part II
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part X
  • Bryant & May Matchbox Covers
  • Firestarter Matches
  • Current Market Issues
  • United States International Centennial Exposition Philadelphia 1876
  • DZG Boxes from Belgium - Veteran Cars
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Exhibition Displays at the AGM
  • Auction Results from December 2008 and Auction Lots for the April 2009 AGM Meeting

 


↑2009↑ - ↓2008↓


No. 370MLN370 - December 2008

  • DZG Boxes from Belgium - Veteran Cars
  • Electrolux Silent Gas Refrigerators - "Lucifer Ltd"
  • In Review - Lighting up Australia
  • Fosforera Española – Part IV "Clothing, Costumes and Uniforms"
  • Italian Exhibition Matchbox Labels of the 19th Century
  • Fabbriche Riunite di Fiammifer - Marca Abbona e Romagna
  • Fosforera Española Part IV (continued in colour)
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part IX
  • Current Market Issues
  • Bryant & May - Winter Collection
  • In Review - Harlequin Matches
  • Wax Vestas, Tapers and Candle Matches
  • Dates for your Diary
  • From Your Secretary
  • Auction Results from October 2008 and Auction Lots for the February 2009 Meeting


No. 369MLN369 - October 2008

  • The Match Industry in Southern and Central Africa
  • In Review - (Two Spanish language books) Historia del fósforo; Fósforos de Cascante
  • Electrolux Silent Gas Refrigerators
  • Fosforera Española – Part III Cerámica issues
  • Matchboxes of Italy
  • The Black Prince
  • Royalty
  • Modern Canadian Market Covers & Boxes
  • Fosforera Española Cerámica issues (colour centrefold)
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part VIII
  • Hartin's Smoking Mixture - Hargreaves & Clegg Ltd.
  • Current Market Issues
  • Watts's original Lucifers
  • Bryant & May Covers
  • Dates for your Diary
  • What others in the hobby are doing
  • The Society Bookshop
  • Auction Lots for December 2008 Meeting


No. 368MLN368 - August 2008

  • Roche & Cie
  • DZG Boxes from Belgium - Veteran Cars
  • The Preservation of Complete Matchboxes
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part VII (in colour)
  • Information appeal - Ever Welcome Match
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part V (Arcila, Tisnes & Co series) (in colour)
  • The story of the microbe in 21 vignettes (Spanish matchbox labels) (in colour)
  • Current Market Issues (majority in colour)
  • Arne Tejder (1915 – 1991)
  • Contributions to the 'Match Label News'
  • Bryant & May Covers
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Important announcement from the Secretary
  • Captain James Cook (1728 - 1779)
  • Auction Lots for October 2008 Meeting

 

 

 


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No. 367MLN367 - June 2008

  • R.M.S Titanic
  • Caussemille Jeune & Cie et Roche & Cie
  • AGM Report
  • Czech your Collection of "Threes"
  • Fosforera Española – Part II (1959 & 1960)
  • Flying the Portuguese Flag
  • Bryant & May Covers
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part IV 'El Indio' "Flags of South American countries"
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part VI
  • Self Lighting Cigarettes
  • Preventing Deterioration By Encapsulation Pt 3
  • Letters & emails to the Editor
  • Current Market Issues
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Threes - Oddities and such…
  • Tony Gallaher Memorial Award - 2008
  • The KC Literary Award - 2008
  • Auction Results April 2008
  • AGM -Amendment to Officer's Reports (Bookshop added)


No. 366MLN366 - April 2008

  • Best of British - Swan Vestas - Part V
  • Fakes - Introduction
  • Station Hotel Label
  • The World's Largest Match Book as used in the British Isles
  • Fosforera Española – a brief history
  • In Review (Two books about Indian labels)
  • Saint George
  • Japanese Painted Match Container's
  • Extra Data / Roth & Co. Limited
  • Current Market Issues
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Preventing Deterioration By Encapsulation
  • Auction Results from February 2008
  • Decimal-Priced Matchboxes 1971
  • Bryant & May Covers
  • AGM - Agenda and Officer's Reports


No. 365MLN365 - February 2008

  • South American Catalogue - Ecuador
  • Army Matches are old News
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas - Part IV
  • Speculation regarding the Mystery of the Peruvian 'Religious' and 'Beauties'
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part III -'El Diablo'
  • South American Catalogue - Ecuador(continued in colour)
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part III - 'El Diablo' "Flags of South American countries" (continued in colour)
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas - Part IV (continued in colour)
  • Italian Spring-flap Matchboxes
  • Bryant & May Covers
  • Japanese Printed Tinplate Match Container / Japanese Painted Match Container's
  • "The Romance of Matches" (Svedesi che Passione)
  • Diamond Labels
  • Dates for your Diary
  • The Society Bookshop
  • Current Market Issues - 2007
  • Auction Results from December 2007 / Auction Lots - for Sunday 13th April 2008 Meeting
  • Advertisements


↑2008↑ - ↓2007↓


No. 364MLN364 - December 2007

  • C. Godden & Son
  • Best of British
  • The International Matchbox
  • Label Treasures Exhibition and Seminar on Matchbox Label Collecting - China
  • Exploring Cyprus - Recent Finds - update
  • Found in Latvia and
  • Estonia
  • Estonian Tourist Series
  • Circulating in Poland
  • Spain - In the shops
  • Royal Review
  • MIAT Exhibition "Les Allumettes de Gand"
  • Exploring Portugal - 2007
  • History of the Portuguese Match Industry
  • The Portuguese Match Industry 2007 at Espinho
  • Outerboxes and the oxymoron of a used skillet
  • Middle East - Bin Zagr Match
  • Hardware - "Bryant & May Match Tins"
  • Modern Matchboxes
  • Dates for your diary
  • From Your Secretary
  • Stealing at Match Meetings/
  • Zebra Safety Matches
  • Auction Lots for February Meeting


No. 363MLN363 - due October 2007

  • Falkland Isles, 2 April – 14 June 1982
  • Membership Secretary Statement
  • Independent Pakistan and India
  • Misselbrook & Weston Ltd
  • An Occasional Collector
  • In Reply (Questions answered from N°.357)
  • In my region
  • Rare Find - Russian Cliché
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia Part II
  • Carabanchel : Thirty mint labels from Spain
  • Dates for your diary
  • Letters - Saying Goodbye
  • Abbey Match Works
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas - Part III
  • Matchstick Island
  • Auction Lots for December Meeting


No. 362MLN362 - August 2007

  • Changing Printer - Adding Colour
  • The 180th Birthday Celebration of Matches
  • Current issues of the Republic of Ireland
  • Lankester & Crook Ltd - County Supply Stores
  • South American Catalogue - Colombia
  • The United Matchonians
  • Life is not all about Phillumeny!
  • Not the oldest label in his collection
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Lots for October Meeting
  • Middle East - Bin Zagr Match
  • Italy - new finds
  • The Society Bookshop

 

 

 

 

 


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No. 361MLN361 - June 2007

  • AGM Report
  • From your president
  • The Answers
  • Accounts
  • Please send me the Lion label
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas Part II
  • From Russia with Love - Format Print
  • "Mayak" last song
  • Bryant & May Adverts
  • Best of British - Royal Crow and Crow Vestas
  • Travelling in Asia
  • Dates for your diary
  • Auction Results (April)
  • In my region
  • Letter of Mystery & Intrigue
  • Going Shopping
  • In the Shops
  • How I started
  • Testimonial of Stan Aston
  • The "Bryant & May Mystery" Mystery


No.360MLN360 - April 2007

  • Gibralta - label file
  • Best of British - Gloso
  • Best of British - Swan Vestas
  • Middle east - Bin Zagr Match
  • The Answers
  • Alfonso Henriques
  • Threes - Oddities and such…
  • The Battleship Malaya
  • John Walker 1841, 1851 and 1861 Census
  • S.J.Moreland & Sons Ltd & The Metal Box Company Ltd
  • South American Catalogue - Peru - Costa Batista Compañia
  • Lion and the Union Jack
  • Causemille - original art work
  • The proof - 1st Proof July 1987 - Swan Vestas Safety Matches - Bryany & May export to U.S.A.
  • The Match Industry of Peru and La Llama
  • Dates for your diary
  • AGM Agenda and Officer's Reports
  • Proposition for AGM
  • Auction Results (February)
  • The Social History of Smoking
  • Queen Mary
  • In Review - J John Masters
  • In the Shops
  • Roger Fenning Reports


No.359MLN359 - February 2007

  • American Match History, Internet Interest
  • Middle East - Bin Zagr Match
  • East Sheen - Second Meeting with Refreshing News
  • Russian Report
  • Pearson's Hurricane Match Box
  • Roger Fennings Reports
  • Answers Wanted
  • In my Region
  • Gibraltar Label File
  • South American Catalogue - Peru
  • AMCCS 50th Anniversary Society Project
  • Little Match Girl
  • Rosebank Match Co. Ltd
  • Dates for your diary
  • The Taj Mahal
  • Museum news - the futures bright the futures golden
  • Auction Details


↑2007↑ - ↓2006↓


No.358MLN358 - December 2006

  • Roger Fennings Reports
  • Getting to Grips with Gibraltar
  • Match Tin, used by 'Paterson & Co. Dublin and Belfast'
  • Selling matches in Scotland
  • SMATCH the Smoke Match
  • Matches from Lañterberg
  • Exploring Cyprus - Phillumeny in Paphos
  • Letterpress Printer Blocks
  • Seasonal Songs from The Robin
  • Italian Candle Match, Matchbox
  • Middle East - Bin Zagr Match
  • Dates for you diary
  • Westcountry links in the evolution of the match-making industry
  • Partnership that struck it rich
  • L'Instant Star
  • Auction Details
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Interesting "cuttings"
  • East Sheen - new venue a success
  • The Society Bookshop
  • Advertisements


No.357MLN357 - October 2006

  • Lost in space
  • Castell Deudraeth
  • Market Insight - News from Swedish Match
  • Wanted - The Written Word
  • My Star Phillumenic Item
  • Identification on Parade
  • Exploring Portugal
  • Letters - The Answers
  • One Liners
  • Two For The Price of One
  • Football Feature Band
  • Harlequin - round up
  • Rinpyo in Japan
  • Advertising Leaflet for Bryant & May - Harlequin Matches
  • The Story Behind The Label - East Meon Church
  • Letters
  • From Your Secretary
  • Dates for your diary
  • News from Kent
  • Gibralta - Rock Solid Research
  • Gengaständstickor - Tre Stjärnor
  • The Society Bookshop
  • Send us your CV
  • Auction of 100 lots?
  • Advertisements


No.356MLN356 - August 2006

  • Auction lots 1 October meeting
  • Munitions booklets
  • Storing phillumenic literature
  • The write stuff
  • Dates for your diary
  • Future BML&BS venue and dates
  • Story behind the label
  • On sale in Iceland
  • Those were the days (1)
  • German factories in the 20thC
  • Match making and collecting in India
  • Chugai Match Factory, Japan
  • Those were the days (2)
  • Recent finds
  • Valuable free insert
  • Prices to dream about
  • Fines for carrying matchboxes
  • Society bookshop


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No. 355MLN355 - June 2006

  • The President writes
  • From your Secretary
  • Derek Saunders
  • 2006 AGM report
  • Where have all the children gone?
  • New members page
  • Hardwaring member
  • Those were the days
  • Dates for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • B&M Long Servoce medal sold
  • Those were the days
  • The write stuff
  • The space challenge
  • Call that art?
  • Sold in Japan in 2005
  • Matches and match holders
  • Auction results, 9 April 2006
  • Recent finds
  • BML&BS Accounts for 2005
  • Society Bookshop


No.354MLN354 - April 2006

  • AGM April 2006 -Agenda
  • Officers' reports, 2005-6
  • Auction results, February 2006
  • New members page
  • 'Unique' Spanish label
  • Dates for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • Three Torches gift coupon
  • Who is the oldest of them all?
  • Another contender
  • Sports set, Spanish Morocco
  • US Navy ship covers
  • Springtime in Harrow
  • Recent finds
  • In review
  • Society Bookshop
  • Pub Dire Straits


No.353MLN353 - February 2006

  • From your Secretary
  • Another twist in the Bantam tail
  • Japanese label design archive
  • Story behind the label
  • Date for you diary
  • Obituary: Alan (Buster) Symonds
  • Those were the days
  • New members pages
  • Recent finds
  • Pennsylvania Match Company
  • Wizardry of Oz
  • Those were the days
  • Girlie match safe
  • A burn-up for the books
  • AGM Auction lots, 9 April 2006
  • Society Bookshop


↑2006↑ - ↓2005↓


No. 352MLN352 - December 2005

  • From your Secretary
  • Jubilee Exhibition report 1
  • Jubilee Exhibition report 2
  • The story behind the label
  • Christmas 1946
  • Date for your diary
  • B&M sports ground in WW2
  • Journal roundup
  • The write stuff
  • The old NUR factory
  • Recent finds in Dubai
  • Those wewre the days
  • Jubilee Exhibition pictorial
  • Auction news
  • Swopping flagships
  • In review
  • New members page


No. 351MLN351 - October 2005

  • Auction list
  • Private labels for Australia and New Zealand
  • Date for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • Israel looks at Japan
  • Letter No.1
  • Neubauer & Son, Part 2a
  • New members page
  • A traditional tobacco shop
  • KJapanese ripoffs
  • The write stuff

 

 

 

 


No. 350MLN350 - August 2005

  • International Matchbox Exhibition
  • The story behind the label
  • Burma Match Factory
  • Blast from the past
  • The write stuff
  • Diamond Jubilee auctions
  • In my opinion
  • Strike a light!
  • Tobacco with a pinch of salt
  • Recent (and not so recent) finds
  • New members page
  • In review

 

 

 

 

 

 


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No. 349MLN349 - June 2005

  • From your Secretary
  • Report on AGM, April 2005
  • Officers' reports
  • Accounts for the year ended 31 Dec 2004
  • A mystery nearly solved?
  • Date for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • New members page
  • Those were the days
  • Neubauer & Son, Györ (2)
  • Recent finds, Italy
  • Recent finds, UK
  • Recent finds, Middle East
  • Sudan bookmatch
  • Auction results, April 2005


No. 348MLN348 - April 2005

  • Goa factory
  • Picture quiz answers
  • Those were the days - Swedish Costumes
  • New members pages
  • The write stuff
  • Auction results, February 2005
  • Date for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • Journal roundup
  • Triumph or tragedy?
  • A look at South Korea in the 1950s
  • Those were the days - 'New' ideas
  • In review
  • Recent finds

 


No. 347MLN347 - February 2005

  • From your Secretary
  • More Exhibition plans announced
  • The London match factories
  • Date for your diary
  • New Members page
  • News from Russia
  • Auction lots for 10 April 2005
  • The story behind the label
  • Those were the days
  • In review - B&M match holders

 

 


↑2005↑ - ↓2004↓


No. 346MLN346 - December 2004

  • From your Secretary
  • New members page
  • Visit to the Kaluga Match Museum, 1980
  • Match holders galore!
  • Recent finds
  • Dates for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • Those were the days
  • Perfection in Sunderland
  • Early factory in Germany
  • Colour gallery
  • Hunt for Osama bin Laden
  • Cash flow crisis in Latvia?
  • Where were you in '62?
  • The write stuff
  • Auction: 6 February 2005


No. 345MLN345 - October 2004

  • Recent finds
  • Anglia Match vacancies 1947
  • The story behind the label
  • Dates for your diary
  • Those were the days
  • New members pages
  • Mounting labels
  • Neubauer of Györ, Hungary
  • Journal roundup
  • Auction list for 5 December meeting
  • The German match famine
  • The Moreland (re)connection

 

 

 


No. 344MLN344 - August 2004

  • From your Secretary
  • International matchbox exhibition
  • West & Midland Jubilee 2005
  • New members page
  • The story behind the label
  • Auction list: Cheltenham, 3 October
  • Dates for your diary
  • Those were the days
  • Westcountry links to match making
  • The write stuff
  • Big'un from Russia
  • Fairfield Hall 2000
  • Ups and downs in the Balkans
  • Recent finds
  • Whatever happened to Sam Scissors?

 

 

 


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No. 343MLN343 - June 2004

  • From your Secretary
  • Exhibition of Polish labels
  • How I started collecting
  • AGM April 2004 - Report
  • The story behind the label
  • Recent finds
  • The write stuff
  • Dates for your diary
  • Those were the days!
  • New members page
  • Beszterczebánya - Banska Bystrica
  • In review
  • BML&BS Accounts 2003
  • Auction prices April 2004

 

 


No. 342MLN342 - April 2004

  • Book now for the Jubilee hotel
  • New members' page
  • From flint to safety match
  • The write stuff
  • Update on a bit of history
  • Lovely Mabel
  • Dates for your diary
  • The story behind the label
  • From Salzburg to Letchworth
  • Auction prices obtained, February 2004
  • Recent finds
  • Sale of the century on eBay

 

 

 


No. 341MLN341 - February 2004

  • From your secretary
  • The story behind the label
  • Self-lighting ciggie saga
  • The write stuff
  • Look out! Fake labels for sale!
  • Dates for your diary
  • New members' page
  • Auction lots, 4 April 2004
  • Balabanovo Experimental Factory
  • Budafok 1896
  • ITC Match Distributors, India
  • Recent finds

 

 

 

 

 

 


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