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Matchbox to Candle transformation

This amazing piece of apparatus can be used to transform a box of matches into a candle. Nothing is added or taken away. The trick is advertised in a Harry Leat catalogue from the 1930s, as illustrated here.

Item Details

Size Length of candle 155mm.
Date 1930s
Key Phrases ,
Ref no N3196