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Matchbox Cover

1946.641 (RS245240)

Description

Small match box cover. (Sliding box missing) Laminated paper cover with metal frame over wood. Top of cover has printed image of house and in the right corner an oval portrait of man with glasses, pointing toward the viewer. Ignighter strip on one side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"L. D. GRISWOLD LAND CO. / Largest Developers of Land in New England / Main Office, 108 Massachusetts Ave., BOSTON, MASS. / Telephone Back Bay 1873-7093 / THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. NEWARK, N.J." (printed)
"SOME OF OUR DEVELOPMENTS / CAMBRIDGE - MELROSE - SAUGUS / WAKEFIELD - REVERE / MILTON - ARLINGTON - CHELSEA / EAST BOSTON - EVERETT / WATERTOWN - HYDE PARK - MATTAPAN / GROTON - WINTER HOMES / SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. - BOSTON / BRIGHTON - WINCHESTER - STONEHAM / Telephone Back Bay 1873-7093" (Printed in green, on cover bottom.)
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Firemaking Equipment
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Matchbox
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.641
Credit Line
Bequest of Edgar J. Rollins
GUSN
311829

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