Sunday, September 18, 2016

18th Century English tinder Lighter and Flintlock Powder Tester

1) 18th century “BURGON, LONDON” marked brass tinder lighter with attached candlestick holder. 7″ l x 5″ t. 
2) 18th century style powder tester, probably European with measuring wheel numbered 1-12 on each ratchet. Engraved lock shows figure blowing a horn, brass trigger guard and lock escutcheon plate. 
CONDITION: 1) Very good to fine overall, complete and functional. 
2) Very good overall, stock re-finished, metal gray with pitting, otherwise appears complete and original. 

Copy and photos from James Julia.

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