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Pump, inscribed "The Boyer. Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co." Matchsafe, ca. 1890

This is a Matchsafe. It was manufactured by Barstow & Williams. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is silver. 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

9 x 3.8 x 2 cm (3 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 13/16 in. )

It has the following markings

No marks

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Pump, inscribed "The Boyer. Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co." Matchsafe, ca. 1890; Manufactured by Barstow & Williams ; USA; silver; 9 x 3.8 x 2 cm (3 9/16 x 1 1/2 x 13/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-1233

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