‘Unique Sports’ lighter, Dunhill for Cartier
Price Code: £££
A superior Sterling silver ‘Unique Sports’ lighter, circa 1930s, owing its origins to an imaginative Anglo-French affiliation between Dunhill and Cartier, whose commitment to quality on both sides of the Channel (and beyond) is second to none.
Lift-arm marked DUNHILL and the base imprinted CARTIER, SWISS MADE, and STERLING. The face of the lighter is suitably decked with three maritime signalling flags, denoting the letters H.P.L, most likely the initials of the fortunate recipient of this bespoke commission.
Length: 5½ inches (14 cm).
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