- Description (Brief)
- Metal match safe with hinged lid. The wrap-around plastic label shows an image of a Chickering grand piano on one side, and a Bradbury upright piano on the reverse. The match safe was an advertising piece for Kranz-Smith Piano Co. of Baltimore, Md.
- Match safes were designed to hold friction matches. This one, made of metal covered with celluloid, has an image of a Chickering grand piano on one side, and a Bradbury upright on the other.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Match Safe
- date made
- ca 1906
- Kranz-Smith Piano Company
- Whitehead & Hoag Company
- place made
- United States: New Jersey, Newark
- Physical Description
- cellulose nitrate (overall material)
- metal (overall material)
- overall: 1 cm x 7 cm x 3.7 cm; 3/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 7/16 in
- overall: 7/16 in x 2 13/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 1.11125 cm x 7.14375 cm x 3.81 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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