Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Please help identify this lighter?

In Tobacciana > Cigar and Cigarette Lighters > Show & Tell.
Cigar and Cigarette Lighters439 of 446german lighterVery early G.E. electric cigar lighter with screw in plug
4
Love it
0
Like it

DeanoDeano loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
areliczoneareliczone loves this.
See 2 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 11 years ago

    skoshi
    (1 item)

    Hi! Thanks for looking.
    I am hoping someone out there can help me to identify the item that is circled in red in both of my photos here.
    I am trying to recreate this prop and have positively identified all the pieces for it accept the main body which, I have been told, was made using an old Dunhill Lighter.
    I've been looking through thousands of lighters but have yet to come across anything that has this unusual shape. I do have to admit though, the exterior rods and and mountings DO remind me of old Dunhills, maybe Ronson? please ignore the gold watch gears sticking out of the side, I'm certain thay were not a part of the original piece.
    If there is anyone out there that can tall me the make and model of this light, if it is indeed a lighter, that would be fantastic!
    Thanks again for looking and feel free to e-mail me:
    Paul @
    skoshigod@gmail.com

    logo
    Cigar and Cigarette Lighters
    See all
    vintage lighter IMCO junior 6600
    vintage lighter IMCO junior 6600...
    $13
    Handmade Brass Cigarette Lighter Vintage Collectible Kerosene Oil Lighters Gifts
    Handmade Brass Cigarette Lighter Vi...
    $34
    Vintage Lighter Fuel Port, Butane Charging Fill Valve For Repairs Or Mods
    Vintage Lighter Fuel Port, Butane C...
    $16
    Gasoline Lighter|Vintage IMCO 6700|Stainless Steel|Collectible|Classic|Petrol
    Gasoline Lighter|Vintage IMCO 6700|...
    $7
    logo
    vintage lighter IMCO junior 6600
    vintage lighter IMCO junior 6600...
    $13
    See all

    Comments

    1. penguins_sid_geno, 11 years ago
      Part looks like it was a old razor sharpener .
    2. Paul E. Smith, 11 years ago
      Thanks Penguins!
      I have started to search "razor sharpeners" but having even less luck with those.
      When I search "Dunhill lighter" I come up with pieces seen in the above photos:rods, knobs, and those round balls with the rods running through them.
      Perhaps it's a razor sharpening box with Dunhill Lighter parts attached to the outside?...Still looking...
    3. imander imander, 11 years ago
      never seen this before, but i was a magician for quite a few years and it reminds me of a few objects we used to use to prode flames/sparks etc from the hand, not sure if that is any help to you, but good luck in your search
      ian
    4. none, 10 years ago
      I think it's more likely a ronson lighter
    5. TeresaD TeresaD, 10 years ago
      When I first seen this I was thinking that it look like one of thoughs things when you shake someone's hand and it shocks them very interesting I love those unusual things good luck on your search
    6. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 10 years ago
      Is there a flint or wick? Where would the flame come out? I am wondering why your thinking a lighter? I have seen similar palm held items that were cheating devices for gamblers and card players. Or imander may be on track with a magicans device. What happens when you squeeze your hand with it on?

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.