Viking Flint Striker/Fire Starter, 700-1000 AD


From a group of four found in the Baltic hinterland. These accord specifically with Typology of Fire Starters from the Viking Age Norway ( first example, which the author states "The most common type of Norwegian fire strikers, so-called Rygh 426" "almost one-third of all finds comes from the 10th century". This example is 2 5/8" in length and excellent preservation.

Item ID: A9097

Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from The History Gift Store are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.

Viking Flint Striker/Fire Starter, 700-1000 AD

You have questions? We have answers.

We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase, and we will do anything we can to make sure of it.
If you have any questions, please let us know, and we'll be happy to assist you.