Socket and Screw Top Matchsafe, ca. 1850
Its dimensions are
6.1 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm
It has the following markings
Unidentified mark due to poor impression, possibly a truncated "Appentier", below which is "Portsmouth", both stamped in circle on side of box.
Cite this object as
Socket and Screw Top Matchsafe, ca. 1850; England; wood, ivory, sandpaper; 6.1 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm; Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-568
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.