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"Old City Gates, St. Augustine, Fla." Matchsafe, ca. 1910

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Watson Company. It is dated ca. 1910 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is brass. 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

4 x 6.3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

It is inscribed

"Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Fla." "Old City Gates, St. Augustine, Fla."

Cite this object as

"Old City Gates, St. Augustine, Fla." Matchsafe, ca. 1910; Manufactured by Watson Company ; USA; brass; 4 x 6.3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1369

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