"Magic Pocket Lamp" Percussion Discs

"Magic Pocket Lamp" Percussion Discs

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Object Name
caps, percussion, box of
Other Terms
Lighter, Cigar; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
after 1890
place made
United States: New York, New York City
place used
United States: Michigan, Pontiac
Physical Description
paper (discs, box label material)
mercuric fulminate (pellets material)
paper, tissue (leaves material)
wood (box material)
ink (label material)
overall, box: 1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of F. W. Cron
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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