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Match

Object Number: 
2007.6.187
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 x 1 x 1/4 in. (5.1 x 2.5 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 1 15/16 x 15/16 x 3/16 in. (4.9 x 2.4 x 0.5 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with grey background; printed on the front in red is "MATCH"; the text is framed with two black lines; on the reverse an image of a match is printed on a black background; printed on the manumark "160 MERCER ST. NYC 343-0020”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group