The Bangladesh Matchbox Collectors Club (BMCC) have organised their third annual on-line exhibition which can be viewed here from 1st to 15th January 2023.
The Associação Portuguesa de Filumenismo (APF) organised an on-line exhibition to celebrate its 50-year anniversary. The Show opened on 3st July 2022 and has been extended to the end of January 2023. You can visit the Exhibition here
We are very sorry for the delayed receipt of the December issue of “Match Label News”. It was posted on 2nd December and has been caught up in the current strikes by Royal Mail.
On 7th November 2022 the Reuters news agency reported that Philip Morris has been successful in its bid to buy Swedish Match. Their declared intention is to take Swedish Match private.
We are delighted to announce the Award winners from our 2022 On-line Phillumeny Exhibition :
- Members’ Award : Anthony’s Garage by Anthony Harris
- President’s Award : Sir Adamjee – From a Match Trader to a Nation Builder by Badrul Hisham Jaafar
- Committee’s Award : 19th Century scrapbook albums, 21st century treasure by Jesús María Bollo Garcia
These three Exhibits are now in the Permanent Gallery.
We will be holding another On-line Phillumeny Exhibition in October 2023.
If you have any questions about the Exhibition then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bangladesh Matchbox Collectors’ Club (BMCC) have announced that they will hold their third international virtual Matchbox and Labels Exhibition from 1st to 15th January 2023, and they are encouraging collectors to contribute. The theme for the Exhibition is : Life on matchboxes & labels.
Full details of how to participate can be found on their web site here. The last date for submissions is 20th December 2022
On 5th July 2022 a Blue Plaque was unveiled in Bow, London, commemorating the famous Match Girls strike of 1888.
Full details of the unveiling, and the campaign to remember this landmark 19th century event, can be found on The Matchgirls Memorial website.
We’re pleased to announce that the Kidlington meeting will be back in 2023 after its absence due to Covid.
It will take place on Sunday January 15th 2023 from 09:00 to 15:00.
More details can be found here.