Early Mantle Top Spill Holder - 99943

$ 125.00
  • Early Mantle Top Spill Holder - 99943

Early Mantle Top Spill Holder - 99943

$ 125.00
Item #: 99943

Spill planes are an 18th century device whose purpose is to make spills, a tight curly shaving. These shavings would be used before the advent of matches to transfer flame from a fireplace to lamps or candles. Today they are ideal for lighting cigars or pipes.

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Spill planes are an 18th century device whose purpose is to make spills, a tight curly shaving. These shavings would be used before the advent of matches to transfer flame from a fireplace to lamps or candles. Today they are ideal for lighting cigars or pipes.