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1915

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Matchsafe (USA), ca. 1905

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is celluloid, 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

Overall: 6.7 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe (USA), ca. 1905; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); celluloid, metal; Overall: 6.7 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-19

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