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Matchbox

Description

Pressed tin hanging match box w/ cut decoration. 2 oval containers w/ fitted backdrop. Hole in top of back for hanging. Shell decoration at bottom of containers. Center banding w/ striking strip.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
pressing
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
MATCHBOX
matchboxes
Pressed
pressing
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5 x 4.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1978
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17837

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