Mayflower, Sterling, 1953

The lighter name is unknown though it was manufactured in relatively small amount in 1953 and 1954 by Mayflower which made silverware similar to the product range offered by Duchin Creations.

The Mayflower lighter is rounded and has a swirl-rimmed pattern. The base of the lighter is made from sterling silver – 925 grade of silver. It is weighted and marked.

The lighter insert is a standard chrome plate insert made in Japan. The same lighter insert was used among others in the Duchin Creations table lighter.

Type: petrol (wick) lighter

Marked on the underside of the sterling base:
Mayflower Sterling WeightedScarcity: very rare

Value for good mint condition: $75.00–130.00 (approx €55.00–95.00)

Weight: 140 grams (0,31 pounds)

  • height: 10.0 cm (3.94")
  • width: 4.5 cm (1.77")
  • depth: 4.5 cm (1.77")


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