Silver tinder box

Silver tinder box belonging to Admiral Sir Guy Gaunt (1870-1953). A small silver box with a hinged lid, a suspension ring at one end. The interior is divided into a large and small compartment. The narrow compartment has a hole at the end and a ridged wheel in the centre which can be rotated through the aperture in the lid. The lid is inscribed: 'G.R.A.G.

Object Details

ID: PLT0052
Collection: Decorative art
Type: Tinder box
Display location: Not on display
Creator: A. & J. Zimmerman Ltd
Date made: 1901
People: Guy Reginald Archer Gaunt, Guy Reginald Archer
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 15 mm x 70 mm x 40 mm

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