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What is this?

Rectangular, with rounded corners, featuring enamel reserve with male, brown moustached bicyclist in brown suit and cap, riding down country road on black bicycle, set against a wooded background and light blue sky. Lid hinged on left. Link attatched to left side. Striker recessed in bottom.

This is a matchsafe from United Kingdom. It is dated 1906–07 and we acquired it in 1978. Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

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Its medium is

silver, enamel

Its dimensions are

5 x 4.3 x 2.2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 11/16 x 7/8 in. )

It has the following markings

R.C (unidentified maker's mark), anchor, lion passant, date letter "g" all stamped on bezel.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener

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