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German Imperial Army matchbox holders
Two brass matchbox holders with sliding cardboard compartments. The cover of each has the applied insignia of Imperial Germany including the inscription "GOTT MIT UNS" (God with us). These military souvenirs were collected by a Sergeant with the 45th Engineers serving in France during World War I.
Content Category: artifacts
2 3/8 inches height
1 1/2 inches width
3/4 inches depth
15/16 inches depth (including raised decoration)
wood (plant material)
Made in: Germany
Found by: Koeneman, Egmund A.
Used during: World War I
Found in vicinity of: France
Household. Containers. Match Containers
Military. 1914-1918 (World War I). Clothing. Accessories
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
63.13.15,16 (Accession Number)