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Nimrod Pipeliter

Previous Next Description The Nimrod Pipe Lighter was the best-selling pipe lighter in America, with millions being produced. The patent was filled in 1946 and awarded in 1947. In the 1960's Nimrod was selling a million lighters per year (including the "Commander", another lighter by Nimrod)  No serial numbers or production markings make it possible to tell…

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Christian Dior Lighter

Previous Next Description When Christian Dior launched his couture house, in 1946, he wanted nothing less than to make “an elegant woman more beautiful and a beautiful woman more elegant.” He succeeded, and in doing so the visionary designer altered the landscape of 20th-century fashion. Butane Made in Switzerland ca. 1990 Manual

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Razzia Pistol lighter

Previous Next Description This Razzia pistol acts both as a lighter and a cigarette case. Both actions are controlled by the trigger button. This shorter version is probably from the late 1940s since it has a short handgrip to fit cigarettes without a filter. later models were extended to fit the new cigarettes. Made from black bakelite.…

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Lektrolite Catalytic Lighter

Previous Next Description The Lektrolite lighter was quite popular during the second world war. This galvanic lighter has no flame, making it a great windproof lighter. It was a great marketing slogan, wich they used throughout the 1940s in adverts in magazines.  It used methanol vaper and a platinum mesh to start a galvanic reaction wich would release…

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TCW Roxy Lighter

Previous Next Description This German Roxy lighter has a sideways pushing action for it to light, which can also be seen on various IMCO lighter. The Roxy lighter had a windshield that also could hold the lighter open, which makes it very practical to light a tobacco pipe. With a patented fuelling system, the lighter could be…

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Beattie Jet Lighter

Previous Next Description The Beattie Jet lighter is quite famous for its enginius mechanism. Made in the 1960s and runs on petrol. When filled and tilted, it creates a 'jet' flame to light your pipe. Huge ingenuity, you can watch the operation on YouTube. This lighter has been tested and works excellently. Fully complete with box, papers…

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Gala Sonic Jet Airplane Lighter

Previous Next Description A delightful chrome-plated table lighter in the form of a jet fighter plane, made in England by Gala Sonic. The aircraft pivots on a ball-jointed support arm which is mounted on a stepped octagonal black bakelite base. These are stunning desktop aeroplanes that can be placed at any angle of climb or descent. The…

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Marconi silver telegraph table lighter

Previous Next Description This table lighter is made in the form of a Disc Discharger and is signed by Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd, hallmarked London 1912. These lighters were presented to all male delegates of the 1912 International Radiotelegraphic Conference as souvenirs. The Lighter is made of solid silver, all individual parts are punched. even the…

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