Alessi SG18 AZ "Bruce" Table Lighter, 1999

The Alessi SG18 AZ also called "Bruce" the Dinosaur Table Lighter was manufactured by Alessi between 1999 and 2003 in Italy. This modern gas lighter was available in three different colors: blue, orange and green. It is made of plastic with a chrome plated face. The "Bruce" Dinosaur lighter uses commonly available disposable butane lighters to work. To turn on the Dinosaur lighter you have to press his tummy.

The lighter was designed by Stefano Giovannoni, an Italian designer and architect born in 1954 in La Spezia, Italy. He designed some products mainly for Alessi but also for Fiat, Siemens, Henkel and Lavazza.

Type: gas (butane) lighter

Scarcity: uncommon

Value for mint condition: $25.00–35.00 (approx €20.00–30.00)

Weight: 140 grams (5 oz)

  • height: 22 cm (8¾")
  • width: 10 cm (4")


Unknown said...

Hi, I've had one of these Bruce lighters for years and have yet to find a single butane lighter, disposable or otherwise, that will make the damn thing work! Total waste of money.

Unknown said...

I've had mine years also. It works with the cheap-o clear "crack-lighters" only. Go figure.

LB said...

Would you happen to have a name brand of the “Cheapo crack lighter”? I would appreciate it. I live in the metro New York area.

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