Thread: WW2 or Post WW2
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Old 07-05-2006, 05:37 PM   #4
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The text on the box of matches reads "Kleinverkaufs Preis 30 Pf. fuer 10 Schacht." (short for Schachtel, meaning box or package) so the price for the matches is really only 3 Pf. These matches came wrapped in paper in packages of 10 boxes and the same paper label that is glued to each box was glued on the outer paper wrapper. I have seen these matches advertised as coming from wartime stocks. I believe that the same style of eagle was used before and during the war as well- the DRL used a similar eagle I believe. The matches could be 1944 or 1946 in my opinion, I don't think match packaging changed much in those years.
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