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A 1930'S MULLARD CIGARETTE LIGHTER SHAPED LIKE A PX4

Posted by STEVE MYCIUNKA on

A 1930'S MULLARD CIGARETTE LIGHTER SHAPED LIKE A PX4

Well, in over 25 years of collecting vintage radio items, I have never seen another of these so I thought.... there's a nice blog entry. What we have  for your delectation is a miniature flint and wick petrol cigarette lighter,made  of nickel plated or painted brass standing just about two inches in height. Separate the two halves of this lilliputian marvel and you see a strike wheel flint mechanism and wick in the bulb part. The mechanism was manufactured by Benay of London and you can see their cartouche stamped by the thumb wheel. The ultimate cachet has to be the bulb...

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