Match Safe

Match Safe

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
match safe
Measurements
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
ID Number
2006.0098.1778
catalog number
2006.0098.1778
accession number
2006.0098
collector/donor number
88F.7
Credit Line
Dadie and Norman B. Perlov
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object