A 9ct gold Beney cigarette lighter
Lot 574
A boxed 9 carat gold 'Beney' lighter, maker's mark "RB", London 1929,
Sold for £660 (US$ 1,108) inc. premium
Lot Details
A boxed 9 carat gold 'Beney' lighter,
maker's mark "RB", London 1929,
engine turned decoration, hinged cover and wind guard, incuse stamped to underside "The Beney Lighter Pat. No. 253570 Made in England", in original presentation box, height 5.5cm.

Footnotes

  • The Beney lighter, with its innovative cover and windguard, was first patented by Ernest Robert Beney in 1926.
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