Pocket Tinderbox

Pocket Tinderbox

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Object Name
box, tinder
Other Terms
Match Box; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1850 - 1900
place made
Physical Description
brass (body, cap, bottom, chains, pins material)
wood pulp (tinder material)
overall: 1 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 6.985 cm x 3.175 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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