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Match or shot container. Elongated flattened cylinder, forming an oval mouth. Body constructed from a single sheet of tin w/ a soldered seam at one side. Applied oval bottom and corresponding oval cover w/ flat top which is fitted to the mouth. Originally a bright silver colored "white" metal, now dull grey.
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),
3.25 (W) (inches)
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman