Tag Archives: flint

Collecting with Jeff: January 2017

Lighters By Jeff Figler “Got a light?” Oh, how famous that expression is, although it is not as common today as in the past. But most people are well aware of what a BIC is. BIC, by the way, is the largest lighter manufacturer in the world. It claims to sell about 1.9 billion lighters […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Ross Blade flint, $276,000, Morphy’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Ross Blade flint, $276,000, Morphy’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Ross Blade flint, $276,000, Morphy’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A Ross Blade, an exotic flint specimen from the Woodland period, Hopewell phase (2000-1500 B.P.), 8 inches long, sold for $276,000 at an auction of Prehistoric Stone Artifacts held May 17 by Morphy’s in Denver, Pa. Also, a Grayware […]