Look carefully at the train & logo to see
The cover on the left was made by The Ohio Match Company and the
right one was done by The Diamond Match Company
Again the covers look similar but the logos
& font style are slightly different.
The cover on the left was printed by The Ohio Match Co. and the
right one was done by The Diamond Match Co.
100th Anniversary of the Erie Railroad
1851 - 1951
Matchcover printed by Strike Rite Matches Ltd
in London, Ontario
All of the covers shown above have this image
on the backside printed in blue.
The cover on the left was done by the Ohio
Match Co. and the one on the right was done by the Diamond Match
Co.. The Diamond Match cover has a bolder font and a darker blue
Both covers are blank on the back side.
While both covers look similair the one on
the left was printed by the Ohio Match Co. and the one on the
right was printed by the Eddy Match Co. Limited in Canada. The
Canadian cover also has a symbol on it that indicates that a tax
of 1/5 cent has been paid. A larger scan of the tax symbol can
be seen below.