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Golfer Matchsafe, 1899–1900

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by J. Millward Banks. It is dated 1899–1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

4.7 x 3.4 x .9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Lion passant, date letter "Q" stamped on front lid exterior; JMB, lion passant, Chester town mark, date letter, all stamped on reverse exterior; flower inside oval stamped on bezel.

Cite this object as

Golfer Matchsafe, 1899–1900. silver. Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. 1978-146-695.

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