Pistol Grip Tinderbox

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1815

GUSN

GUSN-310776

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

Descriptive Terms

steels (firearm components)
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
steels (firearm components)
iron (metal)
Container, Fuel
Tinderbox
Tinderbox

Inscription

"I. Savige / Hampton" (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

1299.71
B38

Maker

Savige, John (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Wolverhampton, England

Object Type

Temperature Control Equipment; Heating Equipment Accessories

Dimensions

3 3/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.71

Places

Wolverhampton (West Midlands, England, United Kingdom) [unitary authority]