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Canastel's

Object Number: 
2007.6.82ab
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box, this skillet type is printed on the outer box with a peach background; " Canastel's" is printed in green on the front and the reverse; printed on the manumark " 19th ST. PARK AVE. SOUTH / NEW YORK CITY / 677-9622 / POCKETBOX / SLIM R / THE DIAMOND / MATCH CO. SPRINGFIELD, MA".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group