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Vintage Brass Candle Snuffer / Wick Trimmer Scissors

£22.00

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Arrives by 29 Jan.-04 Feb. if you order today.
29 Jan.-04 Feb.

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Items will be protected in tissue paper & wrapped with brown paper tied with natural twine & a sprig of greenery. Personalised gift label optional.

  • Vintage from before 2000
  • Dispatches from a small business in

    United Kingdom

  • Materials: Brass

Vintage brass candle snuffer with feet to form a stand.

This solid brass snuffer is not only a practical piece, it makes a lovely display on your mantlepiece, tray or shelf.

History: The candle snuffer was developed by Christopher Pinchbeck the Younger, and patented by him in 1776 in England. Similar to scissors, the idea was to trim the wick which was caught in the bowl and extinguished the candle safely with no soot or wax spread from blowing. The design was so popular and successful an Ode to Mr Pinchbeck was written.

Due to the nature and age of the piece, it is showing some signs of wear which adds to the character. Overall in good vintage condition. Please see photos as these form part of the description.

Measures approx. 16cm x 5.5cm.

I aim to minimise my environmental footprint by using plastic-free packaging materials wherever possible. All orders are wrapped in eco-friendly tissue paper and recycled/recyclable packaging.

I donate 10% of my store profits to Friends of the Earth charity (friendsoftheearth.uk) who are dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it.

Take a look at my shop for more antique and vintage items:-
www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HeritageandGreen

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29 Jan.-04 Feb.

26 Jan.

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After you place your order, HeritageandGreen will take 1-3 business days to prepare it for dispatch.

27-31 Jan.

Order dispatches

HeritageandGreen puts your order in the post.

29 Jan.-04 Feb.

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Estimated to arrive at your doorstep 29 Jan.-04 Feb.!

Cost to deliver

Free

Returns & exchanges

Not accepted

But please contact me if you have problems with your order
Etsy offsets carbon emissions from delivery and packaging on this purchase.
Etsy offsets carbon emissions from delivery and packaging on this purchase.

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karenheritage

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39 shop reviews

5 out of 5 stars
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Katie 18 Dec, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Really pleased with my candlestick, just as handsome as in the photos! beautifully and sustainably wrapped, a pleasure to open! now just one more needed for my Christmas table....!

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By Veryan 13 Jan, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

I love it, it was beautifully wrapped, arrived quickly & exactly as described. Thank you!

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K 28 Aug, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Packed with care, shipped quickly and lovely item, many thanks

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Jean 21 Feb, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely delighted with this beautiful vintage vase! Extremely well presented and gift packed for my daughter in law. Thank you Karen so much for your professionalism and kindness in your responses. Very best wishes to you and your online shop!

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