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A beautiful antique Tibetan Mechak, flint pouch and striker, made from yak leather  and iron, and decorated with floral designs and a beautiful coral stone mounted in brass. Mechaks have become one of the most popular souvenir items in Tibet and most of the ones in the tourist shops and online are newly made, 'antiques'. Early 20th/19th C. Measures 4.75 x 3 x 2 inches (12 x 8 x 5 cms)

Mechak: Tibetan Firestarter

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