2004.20.1

Strike-a-light.

Hand-held steel striker used to produce a spark from a flint which would hopefully ignite brown paper dampened with water and sprinkled with sulphur or saltpetre. Made in a local smiddy, it was used by pipe smokers in the 1940s when matches were scarce.

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Pedestal Unit 1: drawer 4
Current Location: normal location

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