Tinder pistol with incorporated candle holder on a

Made:
1790-1850 in London

Tinder pistol with incorporated candle holder on an arm protruding from the tinder well, wood handle, brass and steel mechanism, by Hollis London, English, 1790-1850

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Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A136456
Materials:
candle holder, brass, casing, brass, hammer head & steel, steel, handle, wood, tinder well, brass, trigger, steel
type:
tinder pistol
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box
credit:
Glendining

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