A rare brass framed 18th century flintlock tinder-box or tinder-lighter. Made by Laugher of London. 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. The side plate engraved "Laugher" to one side and "London" to the other side. Some minor stains to the brass, otherwise in very good condition and in working condition & complete with an original flint. Ref 1850.
This is an antique and is sold as a collectors item only.
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