Metal-wares And Lighting Devices

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Flintlock Tinder Lighter
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A steel and engraved brass flintlock pocket pistol form tinder lighter with walnut stock, probably English, late eighteenth century. Excellent condition and stiff but functioning.

PRICE: $1200.00

A ball foot tinder lighter
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A late eighteenth century steel and engraved brass tinder lighter with a ball foot and candle holder. Excellent condition.
Price: SOLD

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A fine Dutch brass hot water urn circa 1780. A graceful form and in very good condition. 15" high. 

PRICE: $SOLD

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A nineteenth century striking lantern clock with 30 hour brass movement and engraved decorative elements. In good operating condition.
PRICE: $3,000.00 

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A rococo style brass watch holder with rooster finial and a courting couple, probably Birmingham, England, late eighteenth century. There is a spring loaded mechanism to hold the watch against the opening. The threaded fastening at the base is reworked.

PRICE: $1,200.00

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A rare pair of large late eighteenth century brass pricket sticks, Indo-Dutch Colonial, cast in four parts and finished on a lathe. Lead fills the hollow shaft and holds the pin in place. Height of the shaft 11 1/4", the base diameter is 5" and the drip pan is 7 1/4".
PRICE: $2800.00 

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Engraved Tinder Lighter
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A very fine fully engraved brass, steel and mahogany tinder lighter signed Rawle, London. This excellent piece features a turned candle holder and a large tinder box. The front foot is replaced.

Price: SOLD

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Brass Standish
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A good English brass standish circa 1800. One lid is an old replacement.

Price: $600.00

Van Tassel - Baumann   American Antiques 
690 Sugartown Rd, Malvern, Pa. 19355 • 610-647-3339
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