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Brass Wick Trimmer

Brass Wick Trimmer

SKU: RJ00028
£35.00Price

Because households of the day were lit by oil lamps and candles, Victorian candles often made from tallow or whale blubber had wicks that didn't burn away, so the cotton wicks needed to be frequently trimmed in order to keep the flame a reasonable size.

Victorian wick trimmer and candle snuffer in brass.

Measures approximately 15.5cm

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SKU:

RJ00028

Period:

1860

Because households of the day were lit by oil lamps and candles, Victorian candles often made from tallow or whale blubber had wicks that didn't burn away, so the cotton wicks needed to be frequently trimmed in order to keep the flame a reasonable size.

Victorian wick trimmer and candle snuffer in brass.

Measures approximately 15.5cm

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