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Le Relais

Object Number: 
2007.6.41
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.9 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (1 15/16 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed with all brown text "LE RELIAS" on the front and the on the reverse above the striker; "(212) 741-5108" is printed on the saddle; "CLOSE COVER . STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer; "DIAMOND MATCH DIV. NEW YORK NY" is printed with Diamond Match's emblem in between their name and the city on the manumark; "LE RELAIS / 712 AVENUE MADISON / NEW YORK, NEW YORK / 751-5108" is printed in the interior of the matchcover.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group