Small metal tin, a vesta case, with hinged side (rusted shut). There is a picture on the front, printed on paper then stuck to the front, which is sepia in colour, and is a photograph of a cricket match in progress. Under the picture is some text, with the readable parts saying ENGLAND XI. v AUSTRALIANS ... 1896. It appears to have been brass-coloured, and has a textured strip on the back.
0 - Whole: H: 16 W: 46 D: 26mm (H: 5/8 W: 1 13/16 D: 1")
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Ken Tottle.