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L'Aiglon

L'Aiglon
L'Aiglon
L'Aiglon
Title
L'Aiglon
Medium 
Cardboard, metal staple, striker
Dimensions 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/4 in. (5 x 5 x 0.7 cm)
Description 
21 stick matchbook with cream exterior. Front cover has red, blue, and gold logo in shape of a crest with an eagle on a shield over a blue banner inscribed in white L'AIGLON Reverse has logo printed smaller over red inscription L'AIGLON RESTAURANT / 13 EAST 55TH STREET / NEW YORK CITY Saddle has red inscription PLAZA 3-7296 / 3-7183 Blue interior with white script L'AIGLON RESTAURANT / CONTINENTAL CUISINE / DINING ROOMS FOR PRIVATE PARTIES AVAILABLE / FOR RESERVATIONS CALL PLAZA 3-7296 / 3-7183 / OPEN SUNDAYS Matches are stamped with logo as is printed on front cover.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Object Number 
2008.47.6
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group