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Matchsafe And Cigar Cutter

This is a Matchsafe and Cigar Cutter. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated brass, cut steel, wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

Overall: 11.2 x 9.3 x 3 cm (4 7/16 x 3 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Matchsafe And Cigar Cutter; plated brass, cut steel, wood; Overall: 11.2 x 9.3 x 3 cm (4 7/16 x 3 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-121

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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