Nippon Club

Object Number: 
2007.6.250
Date: 
ca. 1960-1989
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 7/8 in (5 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
Purple cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "Nippon/Club/INC." in white on front; "BE SAFE CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" in white on footer; "145 WEST 57TH ST./NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019" in white on sleeve; "UNIVERSAL MATCH, NEW YORK" in white on manumark; "212/581-2223" in white on saddle; Japanese characters vertically aligned in white in the center, in white frame, on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group