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Two different 19th century Tunbridge Ware "Go to Beds" for storing and protecting matches. A match could be placed into a boss in the lid and would give enough light to go to bed hence the name. The were also used for lighting wax sticks for sealing letters. 

They both have a ridged bottom for creating the friction to light the match.

£75 each

Antique Tunbridge Ware "go to Beds'

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