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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 414

    FOUR ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SWISS GOLD LIGHTERS

    MARKS OF ASPREY, BULGARI, ST DUPONT, AND DUNHILL, 20TH CENTURY

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    FOUR ENGLISH, FRENCH AND SWISS GOLD LIGHTERS
    MARKS OF ASPREY, BULGARI, ST DUPONT, AND DUNHILL, 20TH CENTURY
    The Asprey an 18K gold textured lighted, marked on side and to base; the Bulgari a 14K yellow gold mounted wood rectangular lighter, signed BVLGARI; the S.T. Dupont a limited edition 'Pharaoh' lighter decorated with excavated artifacts from the tomb of King Tut, signed S.T. Dupont; and the Dunhill a rectangular textured lighter with applied twisted ribbon, signed on base and 'Patented NYC 120', in a red leather Cartier box
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) long, the largest


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the S.T. Dupont 'Pharaoh' lighter is gold-plate, not solid gold. The Dunhill lighter is marked 18K.


    Pre-Lot Text

    CABINET DE CURIOSITÉ, A COLLECTION FORMED BY A PROMINENT NEW YORK STYLIST