Wright Flyer Matchsafe, ca. 1905
Plated metal, celluloid. Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. 1978-146-1105.
What is this?
Rectangular, curved top and bottom, featuring raised decoration of biplane in flight over countryside scene with hills, trees, and houses in background; reverse features stylized floral and leaf frame, beneath which is piece of celluloid, and empty reserve. Lid hinged on side. Striker on bottom.