Tinder Box/Candle Holder 1770-1820 


One of our favorite early lighting devices. This is an example of a tin drum Tinderbox with period striker, flint and damping disc to extinguish the tinder and keep it dry. The flint and striker are normally keep on top of the disc. Note how the candle holder was applied to the lid.(ADAR) Dimensions: 3 1/4″ Diameter 3 3/4″ High List Price: $495