Gas Lighter

Gas Lighter

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Object Name
lighter, gas
Other Terms
Fire Kindler; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
ca 1883
patent date
1881-04-26
1882-07-25
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
brass (tube; case top, bottom and midband material)
copper (upper and lower cases material)
iron (sparking points; coil spring material)
Measurements
overall: 22 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 57.15 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
2014.0004.153
accession number
2014.0004
catalog number
2014.0004.153
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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