Match Safe

Match Safe

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Match safes were designed to hold friction matches. This one is made of metal covered with celluloid. Much of the design has been worn away.
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Object Name
match safe
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 3.4925 cm x.9525 cm
overall: 1 7/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 7/16 in; 3.65125 cm x 5.87375 cm x 1.11125 cm
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Credit Line
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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