Flintlock tinder pistol, wood handle, steel pin tr

Made:
1750-1800 in France

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Flintlock tinder pistol, wood handle, steel pin trigger, hammer head and shaft, small rectangular tinder well, hollow shaft for spills, with steel rest, by Riley (?), French (? ), 1750-1800

Details

Category:
Smoking
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A30149
Materials:
handle, wood and steel
type:
tinder pistol
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • lighter - fire-making equipment
  • tinder-box