The Ronson Leona was first manufactured in 1949 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. The production ceased in ca. 1955. According to U. Cummings the lighter was named after Leona Aronson who was the wife of Alexander H. Aronson the son of Louis V. Ronson - the founder of the Ronson Corporation.
- green enamel (common),
- ivory enamel with red flowers pattern (common),
- black enamel with purple flower pattern (rare),
- black enamel - plane (uncommon)
- corn flower blue enamel (uncommon),
- rose (pink) enamel (uncommon).
NEWARK, N.J. U.S.A.
U.S. PATENT PE.NO. 19,023
CANDA PATS. -288,148-289,889
MADE IN ENGLAND
BRIT PAT 621570
Type: petrol (wick) lighter
Weight: 227 grams (0.5 pounds)
- height: 7.3 cm (2.88")
- width: 5.4 cm (2.13")
- depth: 3.8 cm (1.5")