Fire Kindler Patent Model

Fire Kindler Patent Model

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Object Name
kindler, fire
Other Terms
Fire Kindler; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1870
patent date
1870-06-14
inventor
Morse, Austin S.
Jefferies, Edwin A.
associated place
United States: Indiana, Fort Wayne
Physical Description
clay (kindler material)
sand (kindler material)
wire, iron (handle material)
cotton (cloth material)
cork (cork bits inside case material)
wax (wax on cork bit material)
tinned sheet iron (case material)
Measurements
overall: 10 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 26.9875 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
DL.329559
catalog number
329559
patent number
104,336
accession number
88881
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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