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"Smoke Up & Up Fumar Cigars" Matchsafe, 1870–80

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Huntley, Boorne, & Stevens. It is dated 1870–80 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated tin, printed 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

3.2 x 4.4 x 1.1 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 7/16 in. )

It has the following markings

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Cite this object as

"Smoke Up & Up Fumar Cigars" Matchsafe, 1870–80; Manufactured by Huntley, Boorne, & Stevens ; England; plated tin, printed gilded; 3.2 x 4.4 x 1.1 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 7/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-584

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