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Object Name Tinderbox
Description Tinder box with lid that acts as a candle stick holder. Lid fits snugly over the base. Base has a small looped and handle and holds the items used to start a fire (damper and steel). The D shaped steel is designed to be held in the hand so that it is easy to strike the flint. The damper is an inner metal lid that is used to put out the sparks after the fire is lit.
Date 1800c
Catalogue Number 960/8.5
Dimensions H-9 W-13 Dia-10.5 cm