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Marvling Bros Ltd Matchbox Classics

About

We Believe...

We believe in gifts that take up less time, space and money.

We believe in gifts with less packaging and clutter.

We believe in little British goods, produced in little Britain by little British businesses with a big British sense of humour.

We believe in gifts for life, not just for Christmas (or Birthday, or Mum/Dad’s Day or any other commercially orchestrated reason to gift give).

We believe in the power of magic, ghosts, fairy dust, eternal love, heavenly angels, Humpty Dumpty, cute monsters, zany zombies and Father Christmas.

We also believe that everyone deserves a little love, luxury and laughter every day.

How we started

Luxury, Love and Laughter In Every Matchbox

Marvling Bros Ltd was established March 2013 by Emma Dobie and Hayley Madden.The initial idea was to produce the ultimate token present and rid the world of gifts given out of guilt, gifts given out of obligation and, saddest of all, unwanted gifts.

They produced a range of ‘experiences’ in matchboxes, each was created to contain something that could be shared which did not take up too much time, a rare or unusual item that had to be used up and information to enhance the experience.

The matchboxes were also used as vehicle to promote the idea of reducing packaging, reducing clutter and proving that a special present did not necessarily mean expensive, big or time consuming and that it is not only the thought that counts, but the thinking that goes into the thought. .

Since then the matchboxes have sold over 200,000 units, appeared on Good Morning TV, won awards, enhanced all sorts of occasions from cocktail parties in Hong Kong to exhibitions at the O2, London.

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    "Fantastic unique give for my geeky husband we both love this"
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    "Was ordered as a little just because gift to make a friend smile... it totally worked!!!"
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    "Fantastic item-look great on the site-even better when it arrived - love the concept and ideas. Will be back."
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    "Fantastic product. Great company."
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Press Comments

"Best food and drink stocking fillers under £10."
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Dec 2015

"Flexible business Marvling Bros mirrors school day to empower working mums"
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Oct 2016

"Best Christmas stocking fillers for adults and teenagers - Top mini gift ideas for him and her in 2017 all under £15"
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Dec 2017

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Most orders will arrive within 48 hours.

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68 Stanley Avenue, Gidea Park, Essex, RM2 5DR, GB

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