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Taste of Tokyo

Object Number: 
2007.6.146
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in green and black; all the text on the matchcover is printed in green; "TASTE OF TOKYO", is printed on the front above inside a logo design comprised of four squares "FOR SAFETY STRIKE ON BACK" is printed on the footer. "Taste of Tokyo / Restaurant / 133 Seventh Ave. So. / New York, NY 10014 / (212) 929-5967" is printed on the reverse above the striker; Printed on the manumark is "ADMATCH CORP. NEW YORK, NY".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group