Thursday, March 25, 2010


John Walker (29 May 1781 – 1 May 1859) was an English from Stockton-on-Tees, who in 1826 accidentally invented the friction match by mixing potassium chlorate and antimony sulfide.
Match and tin tack box making london 1900

Assembling match box at home 1960 Photo:John Galt
LONDON: Matchbox- Makers at Bow, 1871 [Drawing}
Making matchboxes - 90's
Me - Making matchboxes - 2010


Anonymous said...

Thanks for getting knowledge regarding making of Match Box since inception. Hope we shall get more information from you in future.
ROBI, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Shakil Huq said...

thx robi bhai. i try my best. it's a good fun as well. isn't it?

doordiee said...

Hello Shakilvy...pls make good quantity of your nice designed matches...we need them toooooo!!!cheers/ Vivian Mongla Port

Shakil Huq said...

no problem vivian..
you'll get your portions.

Anonymous said...

I went through your web once again and find it extremely entertaining. Keep it up!

Your intention to include newcomer children as part of your activity is really good. It shall keep them engaged in a healthy activity. Congratulations on a very fine effort.

Parvez Ali Anwar Khan.

Shakil Huq said...

thank you very much parvez bhai. it's a great support from you.


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