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Semi-automatic lighter Nassau, 1910

Manufacturer: Nassau Lighter Company
Title: Nassau
Type: Semi-automatic lighter gasoline
Material: Copper
Year: 1910
Country: United States
Approximate cost: $ 75-200

Lighters Nassau made in New York on Nassau street, since 1910 (although patent Set 1905). It was one of the first automatic pocket lighters that time, the mechanism of action of this principle was invented in Austria in 1909. There were many choices of finishes, from simple chrome plating to gold and silver shells. This lighter is attached emblem of Royal Arcanum - one of the oldest insurance companies, mutual benefit, founded in 1877 in Boston; it exists today.

13.07.2010 Tags: Categories: 1910, Nassau, United States 18 comment (-ev)