Matchbox and Taper Holder

Collection Type

  • Lighting

GUSN

GUSN-309197

Description

Tin matchbox and taper holder with brass striker.

Details

Descriptive Terms

matchboxes
taper holders
tin (metal)
brass (alloy)
Matchbox
Matchbox

Inscription

"WHIPPLE'S . PATENT. MAY . 28 . 1867 / TAPER'S SOLD AT 297 WASH'N. ST. BOSTON." (stamped)

Additional Identification Number

Case I #80

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/2 x 3 1/2 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcom Watkins

Accession Number

2000.2154