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Pocket Pistol Tinderbox

Pocket Pistol Tinderbox

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Object Name
Other Terms
Tinder Pistol; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1800 - 1820
year acquired
place made
United Kingdom: England
place acquired
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
iron (boxlock; firing mechanism; trigger material)
walnut (grip material)
overall: 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 11.7475 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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