Offered is a cast iron wall hanging match safe. Raised lettering on the lid identifies it as: Self Closing, For Matches & C., Patented Dec. 20, 1864, D.M & Co., New Haven. It measures 5-1/2" long by 3" wide by 2-1/2" high to top of the back which has two holes for mounting to the wall. A rough surface on bottom is used for striking the matches. It is in great age related condition, reflecting years of use near a busy stove. Sales tax must be collected for buyers living in or picking up in New York State. Local tax rate applies.