Manufacturers- U.S.A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ASR Ascot


An automatic lighter Ascot made in the 40’s by the ASR American Safety Razor Company from Brooklyn, NYC. The lighter gets ignited by pressing the side trigger which opens the lid quickly, at the same time the striking wheel turns and lights the wick.








ASR


Made in: U.S.A.

Year: 1948

Material:  pochromovaný kov

Fuel: benzín

Mechanism: automatic

Dimensions: about 6 cm tall, I don’t have exact dimensions anymore







Fig. 1 - leather model for gentlemen

Fig. 2 - smaller women model, chrome

Fig. 3 - Table model











Books: Stuart Schneider, Ira Pilossof - The Handbook Of Vintage Cigarette Lighters (Schiffer 1999)

Collecting Cigarette Lighters  A Price Guide 1,2 - Neil S. Wood (L-W Book Sales, 1994)