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Matchbox

Object Number: 
INV.726
Date: 
ca. 1825
Medium: 
Tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 8.9 x 8.6 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
stencilled: across front side: "MATCHES"
Description: 
Cylinder shaped hinged matchbox on rectangular base with two extending backplates each with a hanging hole; top of box stamped with relief texture of rows of dots; painted red and stenciled in yellow across front side "MATCHES."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group