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Matchsafe (USA), ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is 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: 6.9 x 4 x 1.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Matchsafe (USA), ca. 1900; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); metal; Overall: 6.9 x 4 x 1.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-24

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