Ronson Queen Anne Table Lighter For Sale
Ronson Queen Anne Table Lighter:
Ronson Queen Anne was avery popular wick lighter, especially in the United States in the 40's and 50's. It was named after Queen Anne of Great Britain, who reigned from 1702 to 1714. This model wasfirst manufactured in 1936in Newark, New Jersey, USA, than also in the United Kingdom. The production ceased in 1961 when thenew Queen Annewith the Varaflame insertwas introduced into the world market.
The lighter has avery robust constructionwhich made it very durable and widespread. It issilver-platedand the base is padded with green felt. The lighter has three different patterns: a tulip scroll around the top, pearl like bead around the middle and fan like pattern going down the edge. Good work of craftsmanship - a not expansive must have for your collection.
There are twodifferent versions of this wick lighter. First produced between 1936 and 1949 (USA, Canada, England) had a radius on the top of the snuffer cap next to the flint wheel. The second one had a flat top snuffer cap and was produced from 1950 till 1961 (Canada, England, USA). The Queen Anne was advertised as: "A gift that will last a lifetime"