Mylflam – 1000 Zünder – table lighter Model 111, 1948

This table lighter Modell 111 was manufactured between 1948 and 1953 in Frankfurt am Mein in Germany by Mylflam Metallwaren GmbH. This semi-automatic petrol lighter was marketed in many different finishes like: silver, nickel plate, brass, lacquer, v…

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Karl Wieden KW 650/G Table Lighter, 1932

The KW type 650/G was first manufactured by Karl Wieden (KW) in 1932 in Germany. It was a very successful and robust semi-automatic table lighter produced in various finishes till the early 1950s.

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photos present an example of the KW 650/G ma…

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"Oh, for my lighter!" postcard, Canada, 1942

Here we have an example of a color postcard from the WWII era. It depicts a small boy handing the Canadian soldier a can with petrol (fr. essence) for the jeep. In reply he gets this: Oh, for my lighter! A bit of humor in the very unhappy times. The …

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"Oh, for my lighter!" postcard, Canada, 1942

Here we have an example of a color postcard from the WWII era. It depicts a small boy handing the Canadian soldier a can with petrol (fr. essence) for the jeep. In reply he gets this: Oh, for my lighter! A bit of humor in the very unhappy times. The …

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Advert: Ronson Rondelight and Touchtip lighters, 1940

A black&white 1/4 magazine advertisement published in the USA on November 1940. It features three Ronson table lighters:

Cigarette Box and "Touchtip", model no. 16353. Chromium and black and white or tortoise-shell and ivory enamel.
"Touchtip", model no. 2104. Enameled table lighter in black, white, turquoise, maroon, green or tortoise.
Rondelight, model 14407. Table or desk lighter in black

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Advert: Ronson Rondelight and Touchtip lighters, 1940

A black&white 1/4 magazine advertisement published in the USA on November 1940. It features three Ronson table lighters:

Cigarette Box and "Touchtip", model no. 16353. Chromium and black and white or tortoise-shell and ivory enamel.
"Touchtip", model no. 2104. Enameled table lighter in black, white, turquoise, maroon, green or tortoise.
Rondelight, model 14407. Table or desk lighter in black

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Beney Lighters Catalog, England 1950s

Below some miniatures of the newly digitized Beney Lighters Catalogue from the 1940s/1950s. It covers the  whole Beney lighter portfolio:

Beney Saville Super in Baron, Knight and Lady sizes (pocket lighter).
Beney Strikalite (pocket lighter).
Bene…

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Beney Lighters Catalog, England 1950s

Below some miniatures of the newly digitized Beney Lighters Catalogue from the 1940s/1950s. It covers the  whole Beney lighter portfolio:

Beney Saville Super in Baron, Knight and Lady sizes (pocket lighter).
Beney Strikalite (pocket lighter).
Bene…

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LektroLite Flameless Lighters Postcard, 1930/1940s

This humorous "LektroLite Flameless Lighters" postcard was in circulation in the late 1930s/ early 1940s mainly in the United States. What a good way to promote products!

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LektroLite Flameless Lighters Postcard, 1930/1940s

This humorous "LektroLite Flameless Lighters" postcard was in circulation in the late 1930s/ early 1940s mainly in the United States. What a good way to promote products!

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