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von Eldon
05 Okt 2019, 18:32
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Evans Liftarm
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 474

Re: Evans Liftarm

I recently found this NOS Evans Lighter & cigarette case set with instructions.

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Ich habe kürzlich dieses NOS Evans Feuerzeug & Zigarettenetui mit Anleitung gefunden.
von Eldon
05 Okt 2019, 18:29
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Ronson Whirlwind
Antworten: 3
Zugriffe: 316

Re: Ronson Whirlwind

I've had this empty Whirlwind retail display for several years. Last night, I finally put a couple of lighters in it. The models shown are steel Whirlwind models produced by Ronson during World War 2. ***************** Ich habe dieses leere Whirlwind-Einzelhandelsdisplay seit mehreren Jahren. Letzte...
von Eldon
29 Sep 2019, 03:34
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Rex Gem
Antworten: 2
Zugriffe: 1001

Re: Rex Gem and Camp-Lite

Here is an earlier version of this design and patent.

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Hier ist eine frühere Version dieses Designs und Patents.
von Eldon
28 Sep 2019, 18:35
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Thema: Mackey Lighter
Antworten: 5
Zugriffe: 634

Re: Mackey Lighter

Seb - your prediction has proven true. I have not found any information about this lighter in the last six years but I did find another (broken) example with a different finish. ************************************ Seb - Ihre Vorhersage hat sich als wahr erwiesen. Ich habe in den letzten sechs Jahre...
von Eldon
28 Sep 2019, 18:23
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Olympian Bottle Lighter Kit
Antworten: 0
Zugriffe: 79

Olympian Bottle Lighter Kit

I bought this Olympian Bottle Lighter kit over the summer produced by PREPO of Wisconsin. I think it was produced during the early 1960s. I think its a pretty cool kit in its own right but I'm also curious if the sparking assembly for these kits were made by Scripto... ******************** Ich habe ...
von Eldon
28 Aug 2019, 01:50
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Flip Austria
Antworten: 5
Zugriffe: 900

Re: Flip Austria

I think Shell Oil was a good customer for VB. ******* Ich denke, Shell Oil war ein guter Kunde für VB. :D
von Eldon
10 Jul 2019, 14:05
Forum: Historisches
Thema: R.K. Imperator mit Sicherung
Antworten: 9
Zugriffe: 1219

Re: R.K. Imperator mit Sicherung

You are probably right Andrea, I though it was time for delivery by Royal Mail. :lol: :thumbup:
von Eldon
10 Jul 2019, 05:35
Forum: Historisches
Thema: R.K. Imperator mit Sicherung
Antworten: 9
Zugriffe: 1219

Re: R.K. Imperator mit Sicherung

Here is a new purchase from U.K. eBay. I believe it is the tall RK rebranded for the English market as the Orlik '3-1/2 Weeks'. It has a lot of amateur personalizations scratched into the finish and is hand-marked '1913' in three places. ++++++ Hier ist ein Neukauf bei eBay in Großbritannien. Ich gl...
von Eldon
06 Jul 2019, 17:48
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Thema: Markenfreies Taschenfeuerzeug...
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 475

Re: Markenfreies Taschenfeuerzeug...

Hi Seb. Looking at the shape of your snuffer, it looks like your lighter may come from the same manufacturer who produced these Clifton models. I think the Huppe & Bender might be the manufacturer but this is only based on shape details of pieces in my collection. *************************** Hallo S...
von Eldon
06 Jul 2019, 17:26
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Apollo by RAMLighter
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 518

Re: Apollo by RAMLighter

While relaxing and doing some housework yesterday, I had an inspiration. Even though the tab broke on the original clutch, there was still a nub remaining. I was able to tear-and-bend the nub enough to make it functional. There didn't look to be anything wrong with the closing spring, but it slipped...
von Eldon
02 Jul 2019, 08:09
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Adolph Bernhardt & Ricka Wild
Antworten: 0
Zugriffe: 486

Adolph Bernhardt & Ricka Wild

I am very interested in the genealogy of the Bernhardt family. Because of research and information other members have shared, I believe understanding the Bernhardt family history will help answer a lot of unanswered questions and theories. While doing internet searches related to M.E.B. today, I fou...
von Eldon
27 Jun 2019, 14:45
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Apollo by RAMLighter
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 518

Re: Apollo by RAMLighter

After talking to Russ at Ronsonrepair.com about the 'Apollo', I decided to go ahead and take it apart. Before I did this, Russ warned me he did not have spare parts for these lighters and probably cannot fix the problem. He has not worked on an Apollo before but told me the likely problems to look f...
von Eldon
25 Jun 2019, 14:11
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Thema: Flugzeugfeuerzeug ohne Marke
Antworten: 2
Zugriffe: 271

Re: Flugzeugfeuerzeug ohne Marke

Thank you Hartmut. :thumbup: Does someone know about aviation history? Maybe the style of this plane is modeled after aircraft from the country where it was produced. I am not knowledgeable about this topic but maybe it is a PT-17 Stearman? http://www.aviationheritage.com/aircraft.cfm **************...
von Eldon
25 Jun 2019, 01:04
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Thema: Flugzeugfeuerzeug ohne Marke
Antworten: 2
Zugriffe: 271

Flugzeugfeuerzeug ohne Marke

I bought this airplane lighter at the OTLS convention. It is one of my favorite colors so I just couldn't resist. ******** Ich habe dieses Flugzeugfeuerzeug auf der OTLS-Convention gekauft. Es ist eine meiner Lieblingsfarben, daher konnte ich einfach nicht widerstehen. DSC_6241.jpg DSC_6252.jpg DSC_...
von Eldon
24 Jun 2019, 14:09
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus
Antworten: 8
Zugriffe: 590

Re: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus

Thank you Dietmar, I can see 'SNOBA' marked on this example also. *********** Vielen Dank, Dietmar, ich sehe auf diesem Beispiel auch 'SNOBA'.
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von Eldon
23 Jun 2019, 22:47
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus
Antworten: 8
Zugriffe: 590

Re: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus

Thank you Seb. :thumbup:
von Eldon
23 Jun 2019, 20:57
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus
Antworten: 8
Zugriffe: 590

Re: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus

Thank you Joe! Do you think Dubsky only sold the mechanism and was not involved in the manufacturing of the finished article? About 'Snoba' - I found usage in French: https://www.cnrtl.fr/definition/snoba I wonder if this name was used to attract smokers who wish to be seen as part of elite society?...
von Eldon
22 Jun 2019, 17:08
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Thorens Sport mit Spin-Away Aschenbecher c.1950
Antworten: 0
Zugriffe: 455

Thorens Sport mit Spin-Away Aschenbecher c.1950

Here is a new Thorens set I brought home from the OTLS convention yesterday. It looked 'barn fresh' when I bought it. After I wiped off a thick coat of dust, I discovered it has a very pretty patina. ******************* Hier ist ein neues Thorens-Set, das ich gestern von der OTLS-Convention mitgebra...
von Eldon
22 Jun 2019, 16:06
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Imco Triplex
Antworten: 54
Zugriffe: 5976

Re: Imco Triplex

Maybe these models were manufactured after 1938? ******* Vielleicht wurden diese Modelle nach 1938 hergestellt?
von Eldon
22 Jun 2019, 15:59
Forum: Historisches
Thema: ELEM Feuerzeug mit Uhr
Antworten: 1
Zugriffe: 345

Re: ELEM Feuerzeug mit Uhr

For me - you have done a fantastic job showing and explaining all of the careful thought and ingenuity behind these beautiful devices we collect. ********************* Für mich - Sie haben großartige Arbeit geleistet, um all die sorgfältigen Überlegungen und den Einfallsreichtum zu demonstrieren und...
von Eldon
22 Jun 2019, 15:51
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus
Antworten: 8
Zugriffe: 590

Dubsky Snoba mit Gent-Mechanismus

I visited the OTLS lighter show in New Jersey yesterday and found some nice pieces. Even though it is a bit shabby, this watch-lighter-cigarette case combo is probably my favorite purchase. The case was repaired, I assume the watch was too because it keeps good time. Because the bottom edge is marke...
von Eldon
20 Jun 2019, 15:00
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Sarastro Polaris
Antworten: 22
Zugriffe: 2276

Re: Sarastro Polaris

Thank you for clarifying Franz, I was not sure about this silver marking either. The different markings used in different countries for different grades of silver gets very confusing for me. I am not certain but I do not remember seeing 'Alpacca' markings used in the United States. The EPNS mark is ...
von Eldon
20 Jun 2019, 14:18
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Sarastro Polaris
Antworten: 22
Zugriffe: 2276

Re: Sarastro Polaris

Thank you Seb! I was really happy (and surprised) to see this kind of piece shown in the U.S. from a seller that does not deal in lighters. It has very nice feel and weight, but I have not been able to compare it with my plated brass version yet. The marking on the base is interesting also. Because ...
von Eldon
20 Jun 2019, 13:59
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Apollo by RAMLighter
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 518

Re: Apollo by RAMLighter

I asked a more experience Ronson collector about this piece. He has an example and said mine is only the 3rd other he has seen. Now that I know this, I am not going to undertaking this repair right away. Because I am not an expert technician, I want to be really careful to make sure I do not acciden...
von Eldon
20 Jun 2019, 04:41
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Sarastro Polaris
Antworten: 22
Zugriffe: 2276

Re: Sarastro Polaris

Here is a Polaris I won on U.S. eBay with nice tooled leather finish. It is taller than my other example. I think the proportions look like model No.9140 but I am not sure. ********* Hier ist eine Polaris, die ich bei eBay in den USA mit einem schönen Lederfinish gewonnen habe. Es ist größer als mei...
von Eldon
15 Jun 2019, 14:01
Forum: Historisches
Thema: A&P Meteor
Antworten: 17
Zugriffe: 1543

Re: A&P Meteor

Because of the solid plastic (catalin?), I think it is very risky to heat-and-cool this lighter. These old plastics have very little elasticity so they can not expand or contract too much without cracking. ************ Aufgrund des festen Kunststoffs (Catalin?) Halte ich es für sehr riskant, dieses ...
von Eldon
15 Jun 2019, 13:54
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Thema: Million halbautomatische Pistole
Antworten: 6
Zugriffe: 487

Re: Million halbautomatische Pistole

Thanks Joe. :thumbup: It is interesting were are several version. I think mine looks most similar to the version Seb posted (even though it looks like the mechanics might be a little diffeent) so I wonder if I am missing a base too... ******************* Vielen Dank, Joe. : thumbup: Es ist interessa...
von Eldon
15 Jun 2019, 13:44
Forum: Neuanschaffungen
Thema: Apollo by RAMLighter
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 518

Apollo by RAMLighter

Here is a little-known lighter made by RAM Lighters Inc., a Ronson company (RAM=Ronson Art Metal). I have always wondered if the lighter shown in this Warren Nissen patent existed, now I know with certainty. The mechanism is not working and I have already tried the normal easy solutions to the probl...
von Eldon
11 Jun 2019, 15:31
Forum: Historisches
Thema: Corona Liftarm
Antworten: 4
Zugriffe: 792

Re: Corona Liftarm

Here is a kugel version marked with the Corona logo and the name "Pullman". The logo is the same as on the fuel screw of this club model. ****** Hier ist eine Kugel-Version mit dem Corona-Logo und dem Namen "Pullman". Das Logo entspricht der Kraftstoffschraube dieses Clubmodells. DSC_5755.jpg DSC_57...
von Eldon
11 Jun 2019, 15:16
Forum: Datierung & Identifizierung
Thema: Unbranded Cannons
Antworten: 2
Zugriffe: 237

Re: Unbranded Cannons

A couple more photos of the Cannon #2 mechanism:
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