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The Sign of the Dove

Object Number: 
2007.6.197
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with tan background; printed on the front and reverse in brown design emblem of text "THE SIGN OF / The Dove R" above an image of a dove; printed on the manumark "THIRD AVENUE AT 65TH STREET / NEW YORK, NY 10021 212 - 861 -8080 / POCKETBOX / SLIM R / THE DIAMOND / MATCH CO. / SPRINGFIELD MA.”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group