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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 2, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

Flintlock Tinder Lighter

Sell one like this
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2684MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 02, 2013 10:00AM


Flintlock Tinder Lighter, c. late 18th/early 19th century, walnut grip with brass frame marked LONDON on one side, and SPENCER on the other with a panoply of arms, brass candle stand on the side of the pan, and a lyre-shaped stand on the front, lg. 5 1/2, ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Grip has a few hairline cracks, some light rust on steel parts.

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LONDON, steel parts