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"Diamond Match Company, Ltd." Matchsafe, ca. 1900

This is a Matchsafe. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated tin, gilded. 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

4.5 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

Cite this object as

"Diamond Match Company, Ltd." Matchsafe, ca. 1900; England; plated tin, gilded; 4.5 x 3.4 x 1.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1253

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