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Chuck's Steak House

Object Number: 
2007.6.296
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and strikers on both sides
Dimensions: 
3/8 x 2 x 1 3/8 in (1.1 x 5.1 x 3.5 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbox with inner box and striker; black top printed with "Chuck's/STEAK HOUSE" in gold and gold and white abstract grill; "POCKETBOX DIAMOND MATCH DIV SPRINGFIELD, MASS." in black on side; "Chuck's/STEAK HOUSE" printed in gold with black and gold abstract design of grill in black and gold on bottom.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group