Tinderbox

Date Acquired: 1924

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyPlace Acquired: United Kingdom: England, London

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Credit Line: Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.377341Catalog Number: 377341Accession Number: 136485

Object Name: tinderboxOther Terms: Tinder Box; Fire Making Apparatus

Physical Description: pewter (lid, box, divider, hinge material)iron (handle material)Measurements: overall: 1 3/8 in x 4 in x 2 5/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.6675 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-5378-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_307762

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