Match Safe


Match safes were designed to hold friction matches. This one, made of metal covered with celluloid, has a colored image of Niagara Falls.

Date Made: ca1ca 1908

Location: Currently not on view

Depicted: Niagara Falls

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.0990Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.0990

Object Name: Match Safe

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 cm x 3.7 cm x 7 cm; 3/8 in x 1 7/16 in x 2 3/4 inoverall: 7/16 in x 1 7/16 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.11125 cm x 3.65125 cm x 6.6675 cm


Record Id: nmah_1330221

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