Roman-Medieval iron fire starter, used for starting fire together with a flint rock and tinder. This fire starter has a buckle with pin, which is intact; not movable. The fire starter was made in the very rare shape of an ancient warship. Some of the most attractive and rarest fire starters were made in the shape of different type of ancient ships. A flint rock is added to the lot. Length: 103 mm. Cf. Auktionshaus H. D. Rauch. Mail Bid Sale #10, pg. 29, lot 6140. The surface is protected with resoluble acrylic.