Very Cool Korean War era Ronson Whirlwind Lighter with 2nd Squadron South Africa Air Force Badge
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Very Cool Korean War era Ronson Whirlwind Lighter with 2nd Squadron South Africa Air Force Badge

Code: afpg50019krs


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 Very Cool Korean War era Ronson Whirlwind Lighter with 2nd Squadron South Africa Air Force Badge, And The Lord's PRAYER (on a dog Tag) Attached. Hard to say if this was owned by a South African Airmen, or a USAF Airman, since the Unit was part of the 18th Fighter- Bomber wing, USAF, during the conflict, but, either way, it is a great piece of Korean War History!

VINTAGE: Korean War era.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" in height x 1-3/4" in width x 1/2" in depth.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated nickle, nickel plated brass, silver plated nickel, cottone wadding, wick.

ATTACHMENT: To be carried in pocket to light your smokes.

MARKINGS: "RONSON NEWARK N.J USA" "RONSON WHIRL WIND US. PATS. RE.19, 023 2, 481, 195 CANADA PATENTS 2880148"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean War era USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. PEM20 LAGEX12/19/20 SAGEX02/25/21

CONDITION: 8- (Excellent- ):The lighter's shows moderate wear and use.

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