This is pottery pub match striker is 3 7/8 inches in diameter and 3 inches tall. The strike were a mainstay in English and French pubs holding the matches upright and struck along the rough side of the piece.
A spring was discovered by chance in 1852 in Georg Kreuzberg’s vineyard, in Germany. He named it after St Apollinaris of Ravenna, a patron saint of wine. The slogan in 1895 it was crowned The Queen of Table Waters.
The match strike is in great condition, never used.
Please fill in the information below