This Tinder Box Kit is a Vintage Reproduction. This Complete Tinder Box Kit Includes. 10 Circular Pieces of Cotton Tinder, 2 Strap Tinder, a Steel Striker, a Solid Copper Candle Holder, 3.5 Wax Candle, and a Piece of Flint. (All Contents Fit Inside of the Brass Box). Vintage Domed Tinder Box is Hand Made; Brass with Tin-Lined Interior, Hinged, All Seams are Soldered, One of a Kind. Candle Holder is Hand Made, Cast in Copper, c. Tinder Box is 4 in Diameter x. Prior to the invention of the friction match in 1826, tinder boxes were used by trappers, traders, soldiers, and frontiersman to store fire starting supplies–flint, steel, and lamp oil soaked tinder. Sparks were struck with the steel striker against the flint aiming into the piece of lamp oil soaked tinder which was still inside the box. When a fire started on the tinder, the candle was then lit and the tinder was dumped out. The candle would be used to light a wood fire. The item “Vintage Mountain Man Tinder Box Brass Box Includes Flint, Tinder & All Supplies” is in sale since Friday, August 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Vintage Hunting\Black Powder”. The seller is “aixenp” and is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Mountain Man