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19thc Metalware Foresters Nickel Pipe Tamper. English C1860 - 80


Code: MS 0000


W: 2.2" (5.6 cm)H: 1.8" (4.6 cm)D: 0.5" (1.3 cm)

A rare form of Pipe Tamper made from Nickel , representing the "Foresters Horn" which is blown every night in Ripon, Yorkshire....a tradition that has been going on for hundreds of years..!...this item was the collectors star piece..! 

English. C1860-80.                                            Provenance: Private Collection