A Lighter (length 3 1/2 ins) of white-metal, nicke
A Lighter (length 3 1/2 ins) of white-metal, nickelled; consists of a tube containing cotton match-cord tinder affixed to the side of another tube, containing a plunger actuated by a spiral spring and with a swivelled cap; a small compartment at bottom contains percussion-caps; when a cap is placed on a nipple on end of plunger, the cap closed, and the plunger pulled down and released suddenly, the cap is fired and the flame, issuing through a hole in the side, ignites the match-cord; stamped on cap "Bté., L. & J., S.G.D.G." France. [Ignites using a copper percussion cap which ignites a length of match-cord tinder].
- Object Number:
- Wilkinson Sword Ltd.
Cite this page
We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.
Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero
Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence
Download catalogue entry as json
Download manifest IIIF
Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.