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Tinderbox

1991.262A-E (RS20941)

Description

A: Holder B: Cover C: Damping disc D: Striker E: Flint Cylindrical form with fitted cover centering [?] a candle holder; base has strap finger hold; interior holds damping disc with flat ring handle, flint and "U"-shaped steel striker.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Tin
tin (metal)
TINDERBOX
Dimensions
3 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.262A-E
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2249

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