Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed in red and gold has a color photograph on the front of the matchcover that is an image of the restaurant from the street; "CLOSE COVER. STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer; on the reverse within a gold printed frame "A / SAL ANTHONY'S / 55 IRVING PLACE . NEW YORK / between 17th & 18th Sts." is printed above the striker; "TEL: 98209030" is printed on the saddle; "THE DIAMOND MATCH CO NEW YORK NY" is printed on the manumark.
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
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