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Flintlock tinder-lighter by Farmer & Co. Ref 2389

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  • Listing ID: #55656

£850.00 GBP

  • Cast: N/A
  • Condition: Used


Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2389. A rare brass framed 18th century flintlock tinder-box or tinder-lighter. Made by Farmer & Co. Circa 1780-1790. This is a genuine brass framed tinder lighter of the type used by early settlers and travellers during the 1780's-1790 era. The tinder that was used was usually open weave flax or other material that would be easily combustible, this was kept dry in the "barrel" of the pistol . The side plate engraved Farmer & co. Some minor stains to the brass, otherwise in very good condition and in working condition. Length 6.5 inches. Ref 2389. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968.


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