Match striker

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Object Name: 
Match striker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
81.4.39
Dimensions: 
L: 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1885-1900
Primary Description: 
Transparent medium blue glass; pressed. Flat oval striking surface, rough on both sides; cylindrical handle at one end which has an air bubble inside; blade marked "PATENTED/AUG 18 85."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mitchell's Antiques, Source
1981-04-08
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 213; BIB# 22375