Evans & Hallmark, Kent, 1949

This table lighter was made in cooperation with Evans by Hallmark Silversmith Inc in 1949 in the U.S. This company originated from New York (NY, U.S.) and was active since the 1910's till 1954 when they merged with Hunt Silver Co Inc to form Hunt-Hallmark Company. They made among others couple of fine silver tobacciana like cigarette urns, lighters and cigarette cases.

The base has a calicyform, likewise the Duchin Lighter, and is made of sterling silver – 925 grade of silver. On the edges there is a good looking tear pattern. The base is weighted.

The lighter insert was provided by Evans (USA). It is made of brass and is silver electroplate.

Marked on bottom:
Type: petrol (wick) lighter

Scarcity: rare

Value for good–mint condition: $90.00–170.00 (approx €65.00–120.00)

Weight: 170 grams (0,37 pounds)

  • height: 7.0 cm (2.8")
  • width: 7.0 cm (2.8")
  • depth: 7.0 cm (2.8")


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