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an antique Tibetan Flint pouch - properly known as a "mechag" (me = fire , chag = iron) or fire iron. It consists of an iron striker attached to a leather pouch used to keep the kindling and flint. It attaches to the traditional Tibetan belt, and was, and remains in some remote areas, an indispensable tool.

 

 

ITEM NAME:   Flint Pouch
ITEM CODE:   HMH-51
PRICE:   Email 
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STATUS:   Available

PEOPLE/REGION:   

Nepal / Tibet border area
MATERIALS:    Wood
AGE:    19th to turn of 20th C.
SIZE:     6-1/2 x 3 inches
 

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