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Remember the Maine Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. We acquired it in 1980. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

Overall: 6.5 x 4.4 x 1 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Remember the Maine Matchsafe; Overall: 6.5 x 4.4 x 1 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-116

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