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The Rainbow Grill

Object Number: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 5/16 in. (4.9 x 5.2 x 0.8 cm)
30 stick matchbook with dark blue exterior. Cover is speckled all over with white. Front cover has white lettering, THE RAINBOW GRILL. Interior is solid dark blue with white lettering ROCKEFELLER CENTER / PLAZA 7-9090
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group