Cool 1920's MEB Diplomat Leather Wrapped Lift-Arm Lighter
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Cool 1920's MEB Diplomat Leather Wrapped Lift-Arm Lighter

Code: 0t43oli10002lft


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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THANK YOU ALL Very Much for the Orders that came in while we were on the road, we are processing them as quickly as possible! We are Currently BACK IN THE OFFICE so NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY, as we are FULLY OPERATIONAL and ABLE TO SHIP until Further Notice, our Show Travel is over until January 2022 for The Porky Police & Fire Memorabilia Collectors Show in Claremont California on January 15th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts to add to your collection here, NOW is an EXCELLENT TIME TO BUY, as we are IN THE OFFICE and ABLE TO SHIP, and the Holiday Season is not yet upon us.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a cool M. E. Bernhardt (MEB) Co. Diplomat leather wrapped lift-arm lighter. It was manufactured by Eisenstadt Manufacturing Co. of St. Louis, Missouri for M.E. Bernhardt. This style of lighter is known as a lift arm, and it opens so the flint can be struck and light the wick. The arm itself has a snuffer to put out the flame.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920's

SIZE: Appr: 2" x 1-1/2" x 1/2

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Leather, Nickel plated brass

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: "MEB U.S. PAT. 1.022.140. DIPLOMAT"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEX17 LFJX8/17 SFJX09/18/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): There is some wear and tarnish. The lift arm is very functional and the screw on the bottom are in very fine shape

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.