Pistol Tinderbox

Pistol Tinderbox

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Object Name
date made
1760 - 1780
year acquired
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)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia W. Hillyer
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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