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overall (closed): 4.8 x 5.4 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in white and black; "CHIAKI" is printed on the front; "CHIAKI / 396 3rd AVENUE / NEW YORK, NY 10016 USA / TELEPHONE: 696-4920" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "EMPIRE CITY MKT., 212-684-2393" is printed on the manumark;
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
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New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024