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Pistol Tinderbox

Pistol Tinderbox

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Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tinderbox
date made
1760 - 1780
year acquired
1923
place made
United Kingdom: England
place acquired
United States: Pennsylvania, York
Physical Description
iron, wrought (tinderbox; boxlock; firing mechanism; front support material)
walnut (grip material)
leather (flint pad material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 11.1125 cm x 18.7325 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
DL.377279
catalog number
377279
accession number
136485
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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