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Tower Suite

Object Number: 
2007.6.305
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
3/8 x 2 in (1.9 x 4.9 cm)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "TS/TOWER SUITE" printed in purple on front; "BE SAFE CLOSE COVER/BEFORE STRIKING" in purple on footer; "UNIVERSAL MATCH/NEW YORK" in purple on manumark; "TOWER SUITE/TIME-LIFE BUILDING/ROCKEFELLER CENTER/JU6-2100" in purple on reverse; purple interior printed with "TWO FLOORS/OF SUITES/FOR YOUR/NEXT PARTY/OR MEETING" and "TEN STRiKE/MANUFACTURED BY/UNIVERSAL MATCH.,/ST. LOUIS/REG. US. PAT. OFF" in white.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group