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1928

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1978

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Long Jumper Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It is dated 1928 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

Its dimensions are

6.2 x 4.2 x 1.5 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Illegible marks, and 800 stamped on reverse.

Cite this object as

Long Jumper Matchsafe; silver, brass; 6.2 x 4.2 x 1.5 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-62

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