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Pan-American Exposition Matchsafe, 1901

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated 1901 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, printed celluloid. 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

5.8 x 3.7 x 1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

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Pan-American Exposition Matchsafe, 1901; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 5.8 x 3.7 x 1 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-1434

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Pan-American Exposition Matchsafe, 1901 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>