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Reubens, That's All

Object Number: 
2008.47.70
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5.1 x 1 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with royal blue exterior. Front cover with gold logo of restaurant name. Saddle with telephone number in gold lettering. Rear cover with name of restaurant, address and shield with monogram, R, in gold lettering. Royal blue interior with white script lettering (see transcription in notes) and natural colored matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group