Match safe

Object Number: 
2002.1.4639
Date: 
1905-1915
Medium: 
Metal, celluloid
Dimensions: 
2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.
Description: 
A metal pocket match safe embossed on the ends with flourishes, wrapped in ivory colored celluloid around the middle with a spring loaded hatch at the top and a corrugated striker bar on the bottom. The celluloid is printed with a red and black circular company symbol surrounded by the words "Crocker- Wheeler Company/ Ampere, N.J.", and on the sides "Dynamos and Motors"; Manufacturers and Electrical Engineers".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group