Airplane smoker’s companion by Henckels, 1930
Price Code: £££
A rare Art Deco ‘Airplane’ smoker’s companion in the form of a stylised aeroplane, consisting of a gilded cigar receptacle in the main fuselage, a pair of gilt-lined removable cigarette cases in the wings, a set of four gilt-lined ashtrays housed behind a match safe with removable cover and striker, the sprung propeller serving as a cigar cutter, with wheels attached to a removable
‘undercarriage’. Circa 1930s.
Dimensions: Wingspan: 9 inches (23 cms).
Length: 9 inches (23 cms).
Additional notes: the Smoker’s Companion was only made in the small, 9 ½ inch wingspan format, and is extremely rare.
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