| Create Account

Any words Exact Phrase
Enlarge Text
A A A

Match Holders

Match holders were made to hold the large wooden matches that were used in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for a variety of purposes. The matches were dipped in sulphuric acid and wrapped in sandpaper, before being pulled out of the paper and igniting. The kitchen stove and the fireplace or furnace had to be lit regularly. One type of match holder was made to hang on the wall, another was designed to be kept on a tabletop. Of special interest today are match holders that have advertisements as part of the design.


SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2014-10-25T03:31:50.922Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 201198426445
                            [title] => Herend "Rothchild Bird"Pattern Toothpick or Match Holder  MINT
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 2803
                                    [categoryName] => Herend
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mPs99vqm3NZj8MzaQGsRDrA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=match-holders&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=201198426445
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 93105
                            [location] => Santa Barbara,CA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 6.0
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 25.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 25.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P1DT19H35M22S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-10-19T23:07:12.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-10-26T23:07:12.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/201198426445_1_1_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => true
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 371168745433
                            [title] => Unusual Noritake Nippon Funky Winged Bird Match Holder Cool Look 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 78049
                                    [categoryName] => Noritake
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/m5lP4BTiHnSFvNW34akhZFQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=match-holders&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=371168745433
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 18441
                            [location] => Lenoxville,PA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingType] => Calculated
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => true
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 10
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 44.95
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 44.95
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P1DT23H5M39S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => true
                                    [buyItNowPrice] => 58.45
                                    [convertedBuyItNowPrice] => 58.45
                                    [startTime] => 2014-10-20T02:37:29.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-10-27T02:37:29.000Z
                                    [listingType] => AuctionWithBIN
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/371168745433_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 261630171870
                            [title] => UNUSUAL ANTIQUE/VINTAGE MATCH SAFE HOLDER RAISED DESIGN OF FLYING BIRDS
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1211
                                    [categoryName] => Metalware
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/mv0vHVhFmZ6cpo_CKG7ENfA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=match-holders&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=261630171870
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 75243
                            [location] => Dallas,TX,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 3.77
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 4
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 43.5
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 43.5
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P3DT0H50M4S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-10-18T04:21:54.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-10-28T04:21:54.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/261630171870_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 221583609072
                            [title] => Vintage WESTMORELAND White MILK Glass OWL TOOTHPICK Match Holder MILKGLASS Bird
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 2740
                                    [categoryName] => Milk-White
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/mLectCJ3KeNMYeWMmjNe69w/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=match-holders&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=221583609072
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 43074
                            [location] => Sunbury,OH,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 5.0
                                    [shippingType] => FlatDomesticCalculatedInternational
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 2.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 2.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P4DT20H36M40S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-10-23T00:08:30.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-10-30T00:08:30.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/221583609072_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 2
            [totalEntries] => 6
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=match-holders&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DMatch%2BHolders%2BBird%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:match-holders
metakey:Match Holders Bird
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Bird
Category
Description
On Trough, Pine, Wire Legs, Black Paint, Patina, Carved, 4 x 7 In.
Year Priced
2009

Get the latest collecting news

Enter you email below to receive for FREE the latest tips, antiques & collectibles news every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium