Antique Art Deco Style Alfred Dunhill Savory Petrol Lighter Engine Silver Barley Pattern. Offered for sale is a this rare and highly sought after 1930’s silver plated engine turned barley corn pattern art deco swiss made Alfred Dunhill “Savory” pocket petrol wick type lighter. The silver-plated lighter body features a barley engine turned body design and small roller with swivel flint system. The flint holder swivels out to change the flint and sparks nicely. This lighter is a standard “Savory” size Dunhill as this model came in numerous sizes. The “Savory or Handy as called in London” Dunhill was invented in 1935 by Leon Bolle of Switzerland who also invented the Dunhill watch lighter. The Dunhill was manufactured by La Nationale of Switzerland who were luxury watch makers. La Nationale manufactured all the vintage Swiss Dunhill lighters and were one of Alfred Dunhills most important high end workshops. Swiss La Nationale Dunhills are considered the finest quality of all the Dunhill workshops. The lighter is marked Alfred Dunhill Savory brevette sgdg paris fab Swiss on the underside. There is a french hallmark on fuel screw. I have shown a copy of the Dunhill lighter book featuring the Savory Handy same along with a 1938 advertisement and the bolle patent. Please refer to pictures for additional details. I sell vintage and antique items that belong to my late father so they are all pre-owned. Keep in mind that the traces of age and wear are to be expected and that any flaws are part of the antiques beauty and charm. Please keep in mind that the term Good Condition may be interpreted differently from person to person so please feel free to ask me as many questions as you like regarding the items overall condition to see if its what youre looking for. I include high resolution pictures of each item for you to examine. All pictures are part of the description. Please examine them carefully. Pictures are digitally enlarged to show detail, most of the pictures can be zoomed to see fine details. The item you see is the exact item you will receive. Each item I offer for sale is unique. Postal services around the world have been experiencing huge delays so please keep that in mind that the item might reach you much later than expected and please be patient. All sales are final however If you find any major problems when you receive your item/s, please contact me immediately so that we work together on resolving the issue. After receiving the feedback, I will do the same for you. The item “Vintage 1930s Dunhill Savory Petrol Art Deco Lighter- Good Working Condition” is in sale since Sunday, December 27, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Tobacciana\Lighters\Dunhill”. The seller is “lb2015-jira” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland
- Brand: Dunhill