Tinder pistol

Made:
1750-1800 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Tinder pistol, all steel grasshopper variety, tapering steel band handle with elliptical button at end, pin trigger, tinder well, spill receptacle, steel pin feet, European, 1750-1800

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A29768
type:
tinder pistol
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box