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1910

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

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Advertisement for "His Master's Voice" Gramaphone Needles Matchsafe, ca. 1920

This is a Matchsafe. It was retailed by Maxwell & Sons. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is aluminum. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

3.5 x 4.6 x .8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 13/16 x 5/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks (see notes)

Cite this object as

Advertisement for "His Master's Voice" Gramaphone Needles Matchsafe, ca. 1920; Retailed by Maxwell & Sons ; England; aluminum; 3.5 x 4.6 x .8 cm (1 3/8 x 1 13/16 x 5/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1266

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