Tucano

Tucano
Title
Tucano
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 white background; design emblem of multicolored head of a toucan with "Tucano" printed in white ink below its beak with a blue sky and shore line in the background; printed on the reverse in black and red the design emblem of the letter "A" with "Club" printed on the horizontal line of the letter a; printed on the manumark below the striker "POCKETBOX R / DIAMOND MATCH DIV. / NEW YORK, NEW YORK”; two diamond emblems flank the text "DIAMOND MATCH DIV."; printed on the rim "330 East 60th Street / N.Y., N.Y. 10022 / 212-308-2333".
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.89ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group