Match Safe

Match Safe

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Object Name
match safe
Other Terms
Match Box; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1874 - 1877
date collected
1877-08-09
patent date
1872-10-15
1874-02-03
1874-03-31
1873-10-18
maker
Charles Parker Company
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
place collected
United States: Montana, Big Hole National Battlefield
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
ID Number
DL.392805
catalog number
392805
accession number
203592
subject
Personal Accessories
Smoking
Indians
Native Americans
Patented
West
western expansion
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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