Grantham Asian Art Sale - Lot 3005

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Three various Japanese card matchboxesThree various Japanese card matchboxes, to include Turkish Bath Hotel, another for Eldn, and another.
By vendor repute to have been present during the release of the Hiroshima bomb, thus surviving the blast in 1945, which helped end war between Japan and America and ultimately helping to end the Second World War.
It is believed the pieces were handmade matches circa 1935.
Estimate
Sold for £30

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