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Powder tester

Object Number: 
1938.255
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron, flint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 1 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
incised: right handle: "....5..."
Description: 
Wood, iron, and flint fire lighter; pistol-shaped with bag handle, flintlock, trigger guard, and box frame; corkscrew stand at front; brown pistol flint wrapped in cloth; incised number on handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group