Antique Holsters & Accessories

Fine Tinder Lighter (CUR278)

Fine Tinder Lighter (CUR278)

Price $2,250.00

Fine Tinder Lighter. Probably German made. Overall length is 9”. Lighter is complete, and the action works perfectly. The wood stock is excellent and has a nice warm patina. The frame has light scroll engraving. Powder testers and tinder lighters are very interesting collection items, and this is a handsome example!

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Powder Tester (Probably...

Powder Tester (Probably French or Belgian)...

Price $875.00
Powder Tester (Probably French or Belgian). These were used to measure the viability of black powder. The small amount of powder is placed in the barrel. A percussion cap is placed on the nipple. When firing the tester, a wheel with graduated numbers from 1 to 10 covers the muzzle, rotates to a number. A “10” would be an excellent reading for very strong powder. Very well made tester in...
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