"Full of the D" Matchsafe
This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated copyrighted 1888 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
6.1 x 4.2 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. )
It has the following markings
Lion passant, anchor, gothic letter "G", COPYRIGHT 1888, all stamped on front bezel. Lion's head, STERLING, 695, all stamped on reverse bezel.
Cite this object as
"Full of the D" Matchsafe; Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); USA; silver; 6.1 x 4.2 x 1.3 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1978-146-693