Tinder-pistol (length 8 ins) of brass, with iron m

Tinder-pistol (length 8 ins) of brass, with iron mechanism and wooden butt; large candle-socket and tinder-receptacle at sides; inscribed on side "Montargis en Madrid"; probably 18th century. Spain. [Nos 1078-1097 have the pistol-action mechanism enclosed in the body of the pistol].

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Category:
Firemaking
Object Number:
1937-682/1079
credit:
Wilkinson Sword Ltd.

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