Matchsafe, ca. 1900
Its dimensions are
Overall: 7.6 x 3 cm (3 x 1 3/16 in.)
It is inscribed
"Rubber and Cotton The Gutta Percha & Rubber MFG. CO. 126 Duane St. New York Randolf St. Chicago" (recto). Fire Hose hose belting packing vaulves & co.(verso)
Cite this object as
Matchsafe, ca. 1900; molded rubber or gutta percha; Overall: 7.6 x 3 cm (3 x 1 3/16 in.); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-530
In addition to Plastics, this object was previously on display as part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.