Advertisement for "Fire King Gas Ranges" Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated 1900–10 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, printed celluloid. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
6.9 x 4 x 1 cm (2 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. )
It has the following markings
"The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J." printed on cover (see description).
It is inscribed
"The Great White
Cite this object as
Advertisement for "Fire King Gas Ranges" Matchsafe; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 6.9 x 4 x 1 cm (2 11/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-691