Flintlock tinder pistol, flint loaded hammer head,

Made:
1790-1840 in England

Flintlock tinder pistol, flint loaded hammer head, tinder receptacle, barrel used as receptacle for sulphur splints, S. Nock, maker, English (?), 1790-1840

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A655320
Materials:
barrel, brass, hammer head, steel, handle, wood, tinder well, brass, trigger, steel
type:
tinder pistol
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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