An early vintage Ronson ' Pal' combination lighter and case - 1940s to 1950s. Front and rear adorned with faux tortoise shell. Silver tone metal - nicely machine worked inside. The front bears a small blank cartouche. A very attractive object and probably well known to collectors.
Ronson has a long and illustrious history of producing high quality cigar and cigarette lighters as well as stylish smoking accessories and Art items for home, office and commercial use. The Company was created by Louis V. Aronson, et al, in 1897 and was incorporated in 1898, in Newark, N.J.
Size : L- 10 cm. ( 4" ) X B. 5 cm. ( 2" ) x H. 1.5 cm. ( 0 19/32"9.
Weight : 108g.
Condition : good overall - minor acceptable signs of use - the flint is working - side clasp works well.