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24 Fifth Avenue

24 Fifth Avenue
Title
24 Fifth Avenue
Date 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions 
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
Description 
White cardboard matchbook printed in peach and brown; "24 FIFTH AVENUE" is printed in brown on the front;"24 FIFTH AVENUE / 24 fifth avenue . new york, n.y. / at the corner of 9th street" is printed in brown on the reverse; “CLOSE COVER . STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer; "(2120 475-0880" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "ENCORE SALES . NEW YORK".
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.171
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group