Thorens Portor "Lady" Desk Lighter, 1928

The Thorens Portor "Lady" Table/Desk Lighter was manufactured in Switzerland in 1928/1929. The wick lighter insert is a Thorens semi-automatic ‘single claw’ model that was manufactured between 1918 and 1935. It is made of brass and gold plated; stamped: 

GOLD PLATED  

MADE OF SWITZERLAND 

 B L

and G T on the top lid

The discreet "BL" (fr. Briquet de Luxe, eng. luxury lighter)

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Thorens Portor "Lady" Desk Lighter, 1928

The Thorens Portor "Lady" Table/Desk Lighter was manufactured in Switzerland in 1928/1929. The wick lighter insert is a Thorens semi-automatic ‘single claw’ model that was manufactured between 1918 and 1935. It is made of brass and gold plated; stamped: 

GOLD PLATED  

MADE OF SWITZERLAND 

 B L

and G T on the top lid

The discreet "BL" (fr. Briquet de Luxe, eng. luxury lighter)

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eBay: Thorens Dog Desk Lighter, 1929

A beautiful Thorens Table/Desk Lighter was recently sold on eBay for a modest $350. The auction received 27 bids from 18 bidders. The wick desk lighter is a rare piece coming from the late 1920s. The lighter insert is a Thorens ‘single claw’ type …

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eBay: Thorens Dog Desk Lighter, 1929

A beautiful Thorens Table/Desk Lighter was recently sold on eBay for a modest $350. The auction received 27 bids from 18 bidders. The wick desk lighter is a rare piece coming from the late 1920s. The lighter insert is a Thorens ‘single claw’ type …

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