Flintlock tinder pistol with candle holder, incor

Made:
1800-1840

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Flintlock tinder pistol with candle holder, incorporated on an arm protruding from tinder well, wood handle, brass and
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Flintlock tinder pistol with candle holder, incorporated on an arm protruding from tinder well, wood handle, brass and
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Flintlock tinder pistol with candle holder, incorporated on an arm protruding from tinder well, wood handle, brass and steel mechanism, probably English, 1800-1840

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A32448
Materials:
candle holder, brass, casing, brass, hammer head, steel, handle, wood, tinder well, brass, trigger & steel, steel
type:
tinder pistol
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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