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Pistol Tinderbox

Pistol Tinderbox

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Currently not on view
Object Name
tinderbox
date made
1750 - 1770
place made
United Kingdom: England, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton
Physical Description
iron (tinderbox; boxlock; firing mechanism; candle holder; front support material)
walnut (grip material)
flint (gunflint material)
leather (flint pad material)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 9.8425 cm x 19.685 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
DL.377283
catalog number
377283
accession number
136485
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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