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with Coin and Stamp Compartment Matchsafe, ca. 1890

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is plated metal. 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

6.5 x 3.3 x 1.7 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 11/16 in. )

It has the following markings

PATENT No 4709 stamped on underside of stamp/coin compartment lid.

Cite this object as

with Coin and Stamp Compartment Matchsafe, ca. 1890; probably England; plated metal; 6.5 x 3.3 x 1.7 cm (2 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 11/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-1214

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