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Au Troquet

Object Number: 
2007.6.293
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 7/8 in (5 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
Beige cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "Au Troquet" with two lollipops printed in maroon on front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" in maroon on footer; "THE DIAMOND MATCH CO. NEW YORK, NY" in maroon on manumark; "Tel. 924-3413" in maroon on saddle; "Au Troquet" and lollipops from front repeated on reverse; white interior printed with "Au Troquet/328 West 12th Street/New York - 10014/Tel. 024-3413" in maroon.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group