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Jerry's

Object Number: 
2007.6.143
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in red and white; all the text on the matchcover is printed in red; "Jerry's / 101 PRINCE STREET / N.Y.C.", is printed on the front; "FOR SAFETY STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer. "Jerry's" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "(212) 966-9464" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "Ad-King Inc., New York, NY-SM".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group