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65 Irving Place

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
White cardboard matchbook printed peach on the background of the matchcover with text printed in red and green. "65 Irving Place" is printed on the front at a 45 degree angle; "65" is printed in red and "Irving Place" is printed in green; "BE SAFE . CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" is printed on the footer; "65 Irving Place / CORNER OF 18th STREET / NEW YORK CITY / (212) 673-3939" is printed on the reverse; two sets of dots flank the text "UNIVERSAL MATCH , NEW YORK" is printed on the manumark.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group