Colonial American Tinder Lighter or Flint Striker, C.1750

See Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. P.262 #2. Iron, blacksmith-made, 3" length of rectangular form. Fundamental accouterment carried by every soldier and used with a gunflint to strike a spark which was fanned into a flame and fire.
Item ID: A8942

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Colonial American Tinder Lighter or Flint Striker, C.1750

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