Rogers & Barbero

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in white and blue; "R & B" is printed within an oval on the front; "Rogers & Barbero / 149 EIGHTH AVENUE /between 17th & 18th Streets / NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10011 / 212 - 243 -2020" is printed on the reverse above the striker; “Close Cover Before Striking" is printed on the footer; Printed on the manumark is "MARYLAND MATCH COPR., N.Y.C. 10019 Made in Canada".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group