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Belted Tobacco Pouch Matchsafe, ca. 1890

This is a Matchsafe. 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

5.2 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

"Sterling 4454" stamped on bezel

Cite this object as

Belted Tobacco Pouch Matchsafe, ca. 1890; USA; silver; 5.2 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1982-23-39

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