Match Safe


Match safes were designed to hold friction matches. This one, made of metal and covered with celluloid, has the words “Gruss aus Bremen.”

Date Made: ca 1920

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1615Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1615Accession Number: 2006.0098

Object Name: match safe

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.3 cm x 3.9 cm x 1 cm; 2 1/2 in x 1 9/16 in x 3/8 inoverall: 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_1347481

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