Up for sale is a high quality antique 19th century Civil War era trench art book lighter. It's forged of out thick pieces of brass and copper which has acquired a lovely patina from age.The piece is done in a lovely book form which is embellished with nice appliqués on all sides. It has a removable lid that sits tightly recessed over the base and a removable lighter reservoir.
There are two holes, one for the wick and one for the flint mechanism which would need to be added. It's in great condition and measures 3 3/4 inches by 2 1/2 inches wide by 1 inches thick. Thank you for visiting "Dusty Treasures " and please feel free to browse through. Which will be a charge of 7% due to New Jersey state law.Please make sure to look at all pictures very closely before purchasing, as most pieces in my shop are non refundable. Most items are antique or vintage and could have usual ware from age. If there is anything you are unsure about feel free to ask, i will be happy to answer any questions. Thank you for visiting and hope to see you again real soon!!! The item "Antique 19th century brass copper civil war era trench art book shaped lighter" is in sale since Friday, June 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "michaelstacyart" and is located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.