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by Eldon
17 Jan 2021, 16:38
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Stambul
Replies: 32
Views: 6095

Re: Stambul

Two Lighthouse
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by Eldon
17 Jan 2021, 16:19
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Stambul
Replies: 32
Views: 6095

Re: Stambul

Three Stambuls, one marked Leon.
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by Eldon
17 Jan 2021, 16:12
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Stambul
Replies: 32
Views: 6095

Re: Stambul

Two Stambul Supra

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by Eldon
14 Jan 2021, 01:39
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Imco 6900, Gunlite
Replies: 8
Views: 2205

Re: Imco 6900, Gunlite

I found this Gunlite on eBay in the U.S. with an unusual snuffer appendage and a 7-hole windguard. *************** Ich habe diesen Gunlite bei eBay in den USA mit einem ungewöhnlichen Snuffer-Anhang und einem 7-Loch-Windschutz gefunden. 20210113_193324.j5thpg 20210113_193546.jpg 20210113_193506.jpg
by Eldon
10 Jan 2021, 14:48
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Everflow Lighter Corp.
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Everflow Lighter Corp.

Here is info about Everflow Lighters I have written for the Lighter Library: Everflow table lighters are a variation of the Quercia Eclair produced after World War 2 during the late '40s. Though based on Marcel Quercia's 1930 semi-automatic mechanism design, the Everflow uses a distinctive coil-type...
by Eldon
10 Jan 2021, 14:31
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Topic: Anglia Table Lighter
Replies: 6
Views: 1226

Re: Anglia Table Lighter

These lighters were manufactured by Stewart Engineering: http://www.lighterlibrary.com/stewartengineeringco.php
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by Eldon
08 Jan 2021, 14:13
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: Chesterfield & Ritz Lighters
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Chesterfield & Ritz Lighters

Here is some info I have put together about Chesterfield & Ritz Lighters for the Lighter Library. Both lighters are largely undocumented and I haven't been able to identify their manufacturer with certainty. Does any has more info? At least two versions of the Chesterfield Lighter were produced....
by Eldon
30 Dec 2020, 16:39
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Bernhardt & Myers
Replies: 0
Views: 651

Bernhardt & Myers

Here are a couple of photos that compare variations of the semi-automatic Seigneur mechanisms.... Hier sind ein paar Fotos, die Variationen der halbautomatischen Seigneur-Mechanismen vergleichen .... BernhardtMyers-Seigneur-4479.jpg ...and full automatic Albany/Windsor mechanisms. ... und vollautoma...
by Eldon
28 Dec 2020, 15:03
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Regens Austria
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Regens Austria

Here are some comparisons of the 2nd Regens version and copies of it. ***** Hier sind einige Vergleiche der 2. Regens-Version und Kopien davon. RegensUSA-4170.jpg U.S. version (L) & Austrian Bedford Butane (R) RegensUSA-4158.jpg U.S. version (L) & British Noel (R) RegensUSA-4162.jpg U.S. ver...
by Eldon
28 Dec 2020, 14:54
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Regens Austria
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Regens Austria

Here are some photos that show the original Austrian Regens lighter compared with different copies that were produced. Hier sind einige Fotos, die das original österreichische Regens Feuerzeug im Vergleich zu verschiedenen Kopien zeigen, die produziert wurden. KB-Regens-4136.jpg Austrian & U.S. ...
by Eldon
27 Dec 2020, 16:23
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Imco mit Klappdeckel
Replies: 4
Views: 1869

Re: Imco mit Klappdeckel

Here are some photos comparing the IMCO Tornado & Golden Wheel Streamliter. The IMCO is brass & chrome, the Golden Wheel is sterling. My impression is that IMCO produced the design first but have not been able to date the Golden Wheel version yet. More Tornado picturers here: http://lighterl...
by Eldon
27 Dec 2020, 15:59
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Imco 5800
Replies: 4
Views: 1752

Re: Imco 5800

Here are some photos comparing the U.S. manufactured Dunhill Service Lighter, Parker Service Lighter and IMCO Dandy. More info & docs for the Dandy here: http://lighterlibrary.com/IMCONYdandy.php For the Dunhill & Parker Service Lighters here: http://lighterlibrary.com/ADOL-DunhillService.ph...
by Eldon
25 Nov 2020, 13:45
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: patented flip top lighter with logo
Replies: 0
Views: 426

patented flip top lighter with logo

I started looking through patents for this lighter last night but no luck yet. Can anyone help ID this lighter? The logo on the fuel screw head looks familiar, I think it may have been shown here before.... ******************* Ich habe letzte Nacht angefangen, Patente nach diesem Feuerzeug zu durchs...
by Eldon
28 Sep 2020, 03:12
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Eclat G23
Replies: 11
Views: 4246

Re: Eclat G23

Here two other variations, both are marked "Eclat G23".

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Hier sind zwei weitere Varianten mit "Eclat G23" gekennzeichnet.



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by Eldon
28 Sep 2020, 02:38
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: Universal before Abdulla
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

Re: Universal before Abdulla

Now that 2 years have passed, I can show a version of the Tout Vente. My example is a little different than what is pictured in Olivier's ad, so we know at least two versions were produced. *********************** Nachdem 2 Jahre vergangen sind, kann ich eine Version des Tout Vente zeigen. Mein Beis...
by Eldon
26 Sep 2020, 13:46
Forum: Historisches
Topic: KW 135
Replies: 45
Views: 9134

Re: KW 135

I finally discovered the maker of the MK copy after 5 years, was produced in France by Monneret.

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by Eldon
22 Sep 2020, 06:10
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Potter Matchless
Replies: 1
Views: 540

Potter Matchless

Designed in 1927 by Leo Potter, the Potter Matchless was manufactured in New York City. Credited as a prominent industrialist and financier, this is Potter's only known lighter design—though he has an unusual assortment of other patents to his credit including handbags, an industrial clothes iron, a...
by Eldon
22 Sep 2020, 06:02
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Abraham Pollak
Replies: 0
Views: 662

Abraham Pollak

Here is some basic info about Abraham Pollak and a link to more details and photos: Abraham Pollak was a little-known New York inventor and designer. The earliest Pollak patent was applied for in 1921, a utility patent for a mechanical lead pencil design. Pollak subsequently patented almost a dozen ...
by Eldon
18 Sep 2020, 06:03
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Aristo Klappdeckelfeuerzeug
Replies: 6
Views: 1675

Re: Aristo Klappdeckelfeuerzeug

Based on pictures others have shared, I think all four of these lighters were produced by Drollinger?
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by Eldon
16 Sep 2020, 05:40
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Topic: IMCO Lighthouse
Replies: 0
Views: 720

IMCO Lighthouse

Here is an IMCO lighter that is new to me. The Triplex mechanism is marked "Made in Germany" so I think it was produced during the WW2 era. The base metal of the lighthouse has a silver-like patina but is not marked. I especially like the single red window that identifies the position of t...
by Eldon
01 Sep 2020, 14:19
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: Taschenfeuerzeug ohne Markenzeichen mit Windschutz
Replies: 0
Views: 1085

Taschenfeuerzeug ohne Markenzeichen mit Windschutz

Here is an unbranded pocket lighter I recently found on eBay UK. I have never seen this lighter before. Does anyone know something about it? *********************** Hier ist ein Taschenfeuerzeug ohne Marke, das ich kürzlich bei eBay UK gefunden habe. Ich habe dieses Feuerzeug noch nie gesehen. Weiß ...
by Eldon
21 Aug 2020, 05:07
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: Perkins Table Lighters
Replies: 0
Views: 930

Perkins Table Lighters

I thought I had shown the Shawlite before but could not find a previous topic so maybe both of these lighters are new to the forum. The Perkins "Shawlite" is a manual lighter very similar to the McMurdo, the "Wonderlite" is a push-buttom semi-automatic similar to the BeBe & B...
by Eldon
19 Aug 2020, 15:05
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Quercia Champion ~1930+
Replies: 5
Views: 1707

Re: Quercia Champion ~1930+

This Quercia desk set includes a Champion lighter with attached letter opener and a dual-function cigarette box with built-in blotter. I didn't realize the presentation box was so large until the set arrived; the Flambeau is shown for scale. ************************************ Dieses Quercia-Schrei...
by Eldon
19 Aug 2020, 14:58
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: Unknown German Table Lighter
Replies: 20
Views: 3629

Re: Unknown German Table Lighter

I did not find another post for these lighters, so I'll show this new set here. :)

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Ich habe keinen weiteren Beitrag für diese Feuerzeuge gefunden, daher werde ich dieses neue Set hier zeigen.

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by Eldon
19 Aug 2020, 14:42
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Topic: unmarked German Table Lighter
Replies: 21
Views: 4005

Re: unmarked German Table Lighter

Here is a small version I found recently in France, I am curious what type of snuffer it used.

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Hier ist eine kleine Version, die ich kürzlich in Frankreich gefunden habe. Ich bin gespannt, welche Art von Snuffer verwendet wurde.
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by Eldon
28 Jun 2020, 18:07
Forum: Historisches
Topic: The Automatic Rexlite
Replies: 1
Views: 6932

Re: The Automatic Rexlite

The above link to Rex in the Lighter Libray is broken. Sorry, I must have changed something without realizing it. Here is a new link to his manufacturer: http://lighterlibrary.com/rexmanufacturing.php
by Eldon
27 May 2020, 04:18
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Schwengelpumpe
Replies: 29
Views: 7355

Re: Schwengelpumpe

From today's mail.
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by Eldon
27 May 2020, 04:07
Forum: Dies & Jenes (Small Talk)
Topic: Figural pigs
Replies: 1
Views: 803

Figural pigs

Here are 3 little pigs: an RK in front, a Robur in the back, and an unbranded match safe in the middle.
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by Eldon
26 May 2020, 14:34
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Guinn Manufacturing
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Re: Guinn Manufacturing

Nice Roland, I really like the crackle finish. They are the prettiest finishes Guinn offered I think.
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by Eldon
25 May 2020, 17:03
Forum: Historisches
Topic: Guinn Manufacturing
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Guinn Manufacturing

When I searched the forum today, I was surprised to discover I had not posted any Guinn lighters before. Apologies! As a U.S. collector, I have grown-up in an environment where many collectors believe the world on lighters revolved around Ronson and Zippo. This is one reason I was so exited to disco...