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Pistol Grip Tinderbox

2015.62.71 (RS239273)

Description

Pistol grip lighter with brass and steel fittings, wood handle. Purchased at William K. Mackay Co. Bosworth St., Boston, MA, February 28, 1925 for $15.00.

Details

Maker
Savige, John (Manufacturer)
Date
1800-1815
Inscriptions
"I. Savige / Hampton" (Stamped)
Location of origin
Wolverhampton, England
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
steels (firearm components)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories
Places
Wolverhampton (West Midlands, England, United Kingdom) [unitary authority]
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Container, Fuel
iron (metal)
steels (firearm components)
Tinderbox
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 3/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.71
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310776

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