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Match safe

Object Number: 
2002.1.4634
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Metal, celluloid
Dimensions: 
2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
A beige celluloid and metal pocket match safe shaped like a book with a spring loaded hatch at the top, a corrugated striker bar on the bottom and a calendar for 1902 on the reverse. The front is printed in black "Complimnets of/ Ernest Zabel/ 431=7th Ave., New York."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group