Antique Brass Kerosene Fire Starter Tool - Lightening Lighter Collectible - Hearth Ware

Antique Brass Kerosene Fire Starter Tool - Lightening Lighter Collectible - Hearth Ware

Regular price $79.50


Description:  Fire Starters similar to this one were once used in the 19th and earlier 20th centuries to apply kerosene to ignite wood fires.  This two piece “Lighting Lighter” tool from the 20th century stands 9 ½ inches tall and comes with a removable syringe which lifts out from the canister.  In script, “Lighting Lighter” is displayed in raised script on the top.  A unique, hearth collectible for your home.

Note:  Refer to Condition for additional information.  Original box is “not included".  Being sold only as a collectible.

Circa:  Possibly First Half of 20th century

Height: 9 1/2”
Base:  4 7/8”

Product Weight:  1 pound 1 ounce

Type:  Lighter

Primary Material:  Brass or Brass Plating over Copper

Markings:  Embossed in script font on top “Lighting Lighter”.  Underneath Base:  Patent Applied For

Colors:  Gold Tone

Maker:  Unknown

Origin:  Unknown 

Condition:   Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age.  Item is NOT tested, therefore only being sold as a collectible.  Handle is strong.  Indentations surround brass body.  Areas of brass wear, discoloration and spotted from age and use.  Patinated surface.  If this design was sold with an underplate, it is missing and not being sold with lighter.

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