Asprey & Co, Supermarine S6B lighter, 1936
Price Code: SOLD
Asprey & Co.
A highly important Sterling silver table lighter, most likely a special commission, modelled as the 1931 Schneider Trophy winning Supermarine S6B high-speed sea plane. The lighter’s touch-tip mechanism is revealed by lifting the silver ‘cockpit’, and operated by a button fitted to the ebonized base, hallmarked Asprey & Co., 1936 with Asprey retailer’s stamp.
Wingspan: 8 inches (20 cm).
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