Au Troguet

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in crème and burgundy; "Au Troguet" is printed in burgundy with a design element of two birds perched on the stylized elongation of the letter g in the establishment's name on both the front and reverse; “CLOSE COVER . STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer; "Tel. 924 -3413" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "THE DIAMOND MATCH CO. NEW YORK, NY"; "Au Troquet / 328 West 12th Street / New York - 10014 / Tel. 924-3414" is printed on the interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group