Single Loop

Single Loop Colonial era fire steel or flint striker - also called a D style fire steel. This is based on a common European trade item from the 1600's and 1700's. It would have been carried by a farmer, settler, hunter, soldier, or traded to one of the Tribes in the New World Colonies from the early 1600's up through the Revolution and beyond. Originals have been found throughout most areas of North America, but primarily the northern two thirds, especially along the Atlantic coast and along the Fur Trade routes through the Great Lakes. Examples are pictured in The Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly, Where Two Worlds Meet, Voices From the Rapids, A Toast to the Fur Trade, Firearms Traps and Tools of the Mountain Men, and numerous other publications. For someone recreating most any persona in North America during the 1600's or 1700's. Size is approximately 3 inch by 1 1/2 inch by approximately 1/8 inch thick

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