The name Karl Wieden (‘KW’ for short) was quite big back in the day, and particularly famous for their semi-automatic mechanisms. Founded in 1905, this German lighter manufacturer would go on producing high quality pocket and table lighters until the 1970s, when they unfortunately closed. KW made an whole range of different lighters and beautiful design throughout the years, with most of them still surviving till this day.

This Karl Wieden model 380 lighter features a typical lift arm mechanism. The hexagonal design lays great in the hand, while also greatly complementing the art deco style pattern. The lighter has a double fuel tank, which is quite typical for KW.

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