Mid-19th Century Brass Candle Snuffer, aka Wick Trimmers ! Circa 1840 to 1870.
Finely Cast Brass & Hand Finished with Finesse. Mid 19th Century Candle Snuffer, aka Wick Trimmers, with Nicely formed Finger Loops with a Reeded waste snuff Chamber which is 1 1/8 by 9/16 inches wide. Has the 3 Original Brass Stand-off Feet for ease of picking up. The Coil Spring is still intact.
Measures Overall 6 3/8 inches Long, and is 2 1/8 inches Wide at the finger loops, 7/16 inches High at the snuff catcher dome top.
Weighs exactly 2.1 Ounces.
Condition : No damages, Nice Mellow Patina consistent with age, operates smoothly, and opens slightly with spring return action.