Match Safe

Date Made: 1874 - 1877Date Collected: 1877-08-09Patent Date: 1872-10-151874-02-031874-03-311873-10-18

Maker: Charles Parker Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, MeridenPlace Collected: United States: Montana, Big Hole National Battlefield

Subject: Personal AccessoriesSmokingUsed By: IndiansSubject: PatentedWestwestern expansionUsed By: Native Americans


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.392805Catalog Number: 392805Accession Number: 203592

Object Name: match safeOther Terms: Match Box; Fire Making Apparatus

Physical Description: tinned sheet metal (case material)brass (spring, push button material)wire, iron (catch material)ink (note material)paper, wove (note material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 2 in x 3 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 5.08 cm x 9.525 cm


Record Id: nmah_308636

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