Hoop-turning and wood carving in a matchbox

The miniature scene inside the matchbox shows men hoop-turning and wood carving. These are traditional German skills. Made in Germany. The advertisement is from a Davenports catalogue. Note that the advertisement shows the matchbox label as being English, perhaps to give the impression that the product was made in England rather than Germany.


Size 60 x 40 x 20mm.
Date Probably 1920s to 1930s.
Key Phrases
Ref no N2535