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United Nations Plaza Hotel

Object Number: 
2007.6.123 ab
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 silver background; printed on the front blue design emblem of text "UNITED / NATIONS / PLAZA HOTEL / One United Nations Plaza / 212-355-3400”; embossed on the Hyatt logo; printed on the rim "Managed by Hyatt International Corp."; printed on the manumark below the striker"R POCKETBOX DIAMOND MATCH DIV NEW YORK, NY”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group