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Gas lighter

Object Number: 
Z.2726
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 76.2 x 7 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
molded: on the finial: "HOUGHIN/ NEW YORK"
Description: 
Iron gas lighter with a turned wooden handle; two circular tubes attached with a metal plate to the center of the handle, one curves out at the end and the other tube is straight with an open, heart-shaped and ovoid finial at the end; "HOUGHIN" molded on one side of the finial and "NEW YORK" on the opposite side.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group