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Matchbox Holder (England), 1907

This is a Matchbox holder. It was retailed by Liberty & Company. It is dated 1907 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is silver, enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Harry C. Sigman.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1.9 x 6 x 3.8 cm (3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Three-triangle mark on lower portion of closed end; "L & Co." and three marks for Birmingham, sterling and the date letter h for 1907

Cite this object as

Matchbox Holder (England), 1907; Retailed by Liberty & Company (United Kingdom); silver, enamel; H x W x D: 1.9 x 6 x 3.8 cm (3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.); Gift of Harry C. Sigman; 2013-21-27

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