A horse race inside a lighter?

The Royal Hunt Cup, Ascot 1955, Dunhill horse racing table lighter Post by Daisy Watson The blurred outline of a transparent lighter rests in the foreground of a photograph, sitting at its allocated place on a table. Its reflective raisable arm is lifted, half-lit, only just distinguishable from a black striped blazer it borders. Although […]

Spellbound By Vintage Dunhill Aquarium Lighters

Many years ago my great friend and colleague at Mallett, Piers Woodnutt, introduced me to a field of collecting that I knew very little about. Since seeing and handling the first Dunhill Aquarium lighters, I have been spellbound by them ever since. They cross the divide of a functional luxury object combined with a quirkiness […]