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Object Number: 
2007.6.114 ab
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, and striker
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with red background; printed on the front in white design emblem of text "DEMI / RESTAURANT” above a graphic of a glass of red wine and bunch of grapes; printed on the reverse "1316 Madison Ave. / corner of 93rd / New York, NY 10128 / 212 - 534 -3475"; printed on the manumark "Hermann / Comm. / (516) / 332 - 3682 / JAPAN”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group