Fraunces Tavern Restaurant
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in crème and brown; all the text on the match cover is printed in brown; "Fraunces Tavern / Restaurant / Corner Broad & Pearl Street / New York", is printed on the front; "CLOSE COVER .STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer. A design emblem of a four story building on a corner is printed on the reverse above the striker; "212-962-9249 / 212-645-0006" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "EMPIRE MDSE. NY, NY".
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
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