DUNHILL: calender pocket lighter
Lot 554
DUNHILL: A silver 'Unique Perpetual Calendar' lighter, by William F. Wright, London 1926,
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,613) inc. premium
Lot Details
DUNHILL: A silver 'Perpetual Calendar' lighter,
by William F. Wright, London 1926,
front enamelled in blue with numbers in a grid, one side open to reveal a turning cylindrical mechanism with the first letter of the days of the week in red and black, reverse engraved "To Tiger from Mocca", underside incuse stamped "Pat. No. 143752", "Dunhill Unique Lighter", height 5.5cm, length 4.3cm, width 1.4cm.

Footnotes

  • Dunhill cleverly generated interest in their lighters by constantly adapting and adding to the designs available, often releasing a limited edition or small supply. The majority of later Dunhill calendar lighters were produced overseas.
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