Match Safe


Scroll-bordered rectangular case with side-hinged lid featuring identical, symmetrical, repousse scrollwork around a flat center space on front and back. Strike plate at bottom. Collar front and back are struck at center "STERLING" in raised sans serif letters. No other marks.

Date Made: late 19th or early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2134Catalog Number: 60.2134Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: match safe

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; .9525 cm x 5.715 cm x 2.8575 cm


Record Id: nmah_315719

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