Tool: Primus Prickers

Maker
B A Hjorth & Co
Description
Small waxed paper packet containing Primus prickers used to unblock fuel jets of burners. Written on the packet is "REG TRADE MARK PRIMUS A/B B.A. HJORTH & Co. STOCKHOLM SWEDEN. Reg Trade Mark PRI-MUS" and a picture of a primus lamp. Written on the back of the packet is a series of numbers. The package contains one pricker. Two rusty prickers are loose outside the packet. These are simple metal strips with a thin pin sticking out at a 90 degree angle at one end.
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Measurements
Length: 12.5cm (4 15/16")
Width: 3.5cm (1 3/8")
Length: 11cm (4 5/16")
Width: 1.5cm (9/16")
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Other id
5041
Accession number
2003.128.121
Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: REG TRADE MARK PRIMUS A/B B.A. HJORTH & Co. STOCKHOLM SWEDEN. Reg Trade Mark PRI-MUS; Type of mark: Label

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