Antique Chinese Flint a nd Steel Case. For sale is a wonderful and rare Chinese or Japanese steel and flint case hiuchi-bukuro. It is very old and possibly dating to the 1700's.
This case is in great condition considering the age. The leather is showing signs of age, but it is still very stable and tough! It is not disintegrating and can be opened though it takes some light pressu re due to the strong quality of the leather. With the dragon metalwork and rugged design and quality , this piece is very reminiscent of a Mongolian or Japanese military accessory.
I nside has what seems to be some original tinder and a stone, great piece sure to add interest to any collection. The leather strap ping cord i s also original and tou gh leath er. There is slight loss of metal decoration on one corner. The bottom of the metal strike plate shows sign s of use which is expected.
All of my items are guaranteed authentic. Please, contact for any questions before purchasing, and be sure to browse this store's other similar listings. Measures approximately 3.5" inches long and 2" wide. Typical wear and tear from age - small chip of metal decoration on one corner (see pictures). There are zero extra charges for packing or materials and all items are packed securely.
All damaged or missing items will investigated by the United States Postal Service and will be the buyers responsibility to file a claim and collect compensation. We will provide you with all of the necessary information. We usually have a good selection of netsukes or carvings to browse from, so please take a minute to see our other items for sale. Thank you and enjoy the auctions!
FEEDBACK: Your satisfaction is extremely important, and I try my hardest to make the sales perfect. If you are not satisfied in any way, please let me know. You will receive every effort to correct it. The item "Rare Japanese Antique Flint and Steel Leather Samurai Case Hiuchi-bukuro Japan" is in sale since Friday, May 29, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "theperfectsales10" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.