Hamachi

Object Number: 
2007.6.105 ab
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
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)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box black background; printed on front and reverse in gold design emblem of text "HAMACHI / Japanese Restaurant / LUNCH . DINNER . COCKTAIL" and kanji calligraphy; printed on the manumark "34 E. 20 ST. N.Y.C. (212) 420-8608 / UNIVERSAL MATCH / CORP. ST. LOUIS / PRODUCT / OF JAPAN".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group