Fisher & Evans,1954



This table lighter is fine example of Art Deco style and was manufactured by Fisher Silversmith Inc. in 1954 in Jersey City (New Jersey, United States). The company prospered from 1936 to the 1970s. It manufactured sterling and silver-plated flatware and hollowware, mainly in modern design like Art Deco.
The base of the lighter is made of sterling silver – 925 grade of silver. It is weighted and marked. The lighter is prism-shaped and has a irregular hexahedron base.

The
lighter insert was provided by Evans (USA). It is made of brass and is silver electroplate. The release is shell-shaped (conchiform).

Type:
petrol (wick) lighter
Marked on the bottom:
FISHER
STERLING WEIGHTED
2548

Scarcity: rare
Value for very good–mint condition: $90.00–160.00 (€65–115)

Weight:
285 grams (0,63 pounds)

Dimensions:
  • height: 8.3 cm (3.27")
  • width: 6.6 cm (2.6")
  • depth: 5.0 cm (1.97")

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