MATCH CAN BE LIGHTED 100 TIMES (Jan, 1933)
Does anyone know how this works or what the match was made of?
Update: A reader sent in this possibility: an “Ignitable Stick” from the Google patent database. Thanks!
MATCH CAN BE LIGHTED 100 TIMES
If you borrow a match from the gentleman pictured at the right, he is likely to want it back! He is one of the users of a new repeating match recently produced in England. The match may be struck and relighted more than a hundred times. A small box, coated with a special composition used as the striking surface, serves as a holder for the repeating match when it is not in use. The device is much thicker than an ordinary parlor match and gives a correspondingly larger flame