Pistol Tinderbox

Date Made: 1700 - 1750

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: EuropePlace Acquired: Switzerland: Bern, Bern

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Credit Line: Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.377273Catalog Number: 377273Accession Number: 136485

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

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 8 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 21.9075 cm x 4.1275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ff35-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_308574

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