Mid Century Service Size Dunhill Aquarium Petrol Lighter


A rare mid-century silver-plated Service Size Dunhill Aquarium Petrol Lighter, all of the intaglio engraved lucite panels in perfect condition, as is the painted surface, the front with 3 fish on a blue turquoise ground and verso with a single large angelfish swimming over silver rocks and in amongst seaweed.
By Ben Shillingford (1904-2000) for Dunhill, England, circa 1950

Height 7cm
Width 5.5cm
Depth 3cm

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Dunhill Service size aquarium lighters are the rarest type, being portable, far fewer have survived when compared to the Dunhill half-giant aquarium table lighters.

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