C19th French Moustache Curling Tong Heater

Origin: France   Period: 19th Century

A very interesting and rare brass and leather cased travelling moustache curling tong heater.

Unscrewing the large brass cap reveals a wick which once alight a pair of curling tongs would have been placed on the pop up rests and gently heated up and, when the tongs were hot, used to curl and shape the moustache.

Size of the case/box 7cm x 5 cm x 3cm H

Price: £49.00 (approx €59)

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