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RK (Richard Kohn) Company

Austria

RK Bullet Lighter

This example is missing the bullet tip cap. c. 1920s
LKK-0AG

RK Richard Kohn Bullet Lighter

RK Table Lighter

c. 1920s

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RK Richard Kohn Table Lighter

RM Company

Austria

Elstra-Lite Lighter

The same design and nearly identical lighters were also marketed as Gaylord. c.1948

 
  Elstra-Lite Lighter
IJK-0BB
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Elstra-Lite Lighter
JIK-0AF
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RM Aluminum Block Lighter

c. late 1940s
HSL-0AC

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RM Aluminum Block Lighter

Radio-Lite

Radio-Lite Table Lighter

c. mid 1950s Includes a music box feature so the 'radio' plays music.

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  Radio-Lite Table Lighter
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Radio-Lite Table Lighter
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Ray-O-Lite

Ray-O-Lite (Catalytic) Lighter

More Infoc. 1920s. This is one of the forerunners to the much more common New Method Self-Starting lighters. See: Making Catalytic Lighters Work
KAK-0AB

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Ray-O-Lite (Catalytic) Lighter

Raylite

Japan

Raylite States SeriesMore Info Lighter

c. early 1950s.

 

 
  Raylite  Colorado States Lighter
GIM-0AB
Colorado
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Raylite California States Series Lighter
California
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Rayno Manufacturing Co.

New York

Dura-Lite Lighter

More InfoSemi-automatic push button type aluminum block lighter. c. 1946 This same lighter was originally sold and advertised as a Hollis lighter and later ads show both Hollis and Rayno with the lighter named DuraLite. The patent for the lighter was assigned to Lapeer Manufacturing of Detroit Michigan originally.

 Patent

Dura-Lite Candlestick Table Lighter
FLM-0BH DuraLite (Rayno) Candlestick Table Lighter
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Hollis Lighter
CGM-0AD Hollis
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Dura-Lite Lighter
JdK-0AE DuraLite (Rayno)
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Ready - SEE: TCW

 

Realite

NY, NY

Realite Automatic Lighter

Store Display

 
  Realite Automatic Lighter
LDK-00H
Realite Automatic Lighter
KMK-00D

Regel

Regeliter

c. mid-1930s - early 1940s. More Info

German Patent pg 1    German Patent pg 2

Regeliter Jewel Decorated Lighter
DCL-0AD
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Regeliter Jewel Decorated Lighter
HQK-0AF
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Regeliter Jewel Decorated Lighter
HQK-0AF

Regens - SEE: TCW

 

Regent

England

Regent Aluminum Block Lighter

c. late 1940s
GIL-0AH

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Regent Aluminum Block Lighter

Regent

USA

Regent Rexall Aluminum Block Lighter

c. late 1940s with Rexall TM on fuel screw along with maker name.
GTL-0B0

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Regent Rexall Aluminum Block Lighter

Reliable Pocket Lamp SEE Henry W. Maybaum

 

Remco

USA

Remco Aluminum Lighter

JLM-0AA

Remco Aluminum Lighter
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Rexlite - Rex International Corp.

New York, NY

Rexlite Lift Arm Lighter


  Patent

Rexlite Lift Arm Lighter
JHK-0CB c. 1927
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Rexlite Automatic Lighter

c. 1930

 
  Rexlite Automatic Lighter Rexlite Automatic Lighter

Rex Gem Lift Arm Lighter

c Early 1930s

 
  Rex Gem Lift Arm Lighter
JIK-0AH
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Rex Gem Lift Arm Lighter
JIK-0AH
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Rex Tube Lighter

c. 1950s Small tube lighter

 
  Rex Tube Lighter
CUL-00D Shuron (glasses) Ad
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Rex Tube Lighter
LFK-00H
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Rexlite Slim Case Lighter

Manufactured in Japan
KDM-00G

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Rexlite Slim Case Lighter

Rexxy

Switzerland

Rexxy Automatic Lighter

ASL-0BC

Rexxy Automatic Lighter

Richard Hodnut

New York, NY; Paris

Richard Hodnut Lipstick Lighter

This attractive ladies' purse lighter is very similar to the Cleopatra Jeweled lighter. Has bottom labels like a tube of lipstick would have.

 

Cherry Spice Lipstick Tube Lighter by Richard Hodnut
DSL-00F Cherry Spice
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Lazy Pink Lipstick Tube Lighter by Richard Hodnut
DSL-00F Lazy Pink
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Ripley & Gowan / R&G

Attleboro, MA

R & G Sterling Silver Lighter

c. 1928 The hand painted enamel plaques on the lighters were made by the same company that made the ones for Evans lighters.

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R & G Sterling Silver Lighter

Ritepoint

Ritepoint Vu-Lighter

Late 1940s - early 1950s - the "Grand Daddy" of the Scripto Vu-Lighter. In a 1954 repair manual the Ritepoint is specifically mentioned as being the only lighter of its kind (at that time) - see through. Inside the top of the pocket lighters is a spare flint container. The flint is replaced by removing the spark wheel assembly. See 2 images below for details of this.

Inside Top    Flint Wheel Assembly Removed      Patent    Patent    Patent    Patent

Ritepoinnt Vu-Lighter
HQK-0EG 'Miller Liter' c. 1949
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Ritepoinnt Vu-Lighter
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Ritepoinnt Vu-Lighter
HQK-0EG
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  Ritepoinnt Vu-Lighter
AWL-0AC 'Miller Liter' c. 1948
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Ritepoinnt Vu-Lighter
JTK00H
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Ritepoint Life-Liter

IDK-0AB

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Ritepoint Life-Liter
Lighters:    #-A    Ac    Ami    B    Bowers    Br    Camel, etc.    C    Ch    Cl    Co    Com    Cor    D    Dunhill    E    F    Evans    G    H    I-J    K    Ke    L    M    Maj    Mas    Mete    N    Negbaur    O    MIOJ    P    Pak    Pe    Po-Q    R-Ri    Ro-Rv    Ronson    S    Se    Str    Sup    T    Thorens    U-We    Wh-Z    Unbranded    Ashtrays    Collections    Misc Items      PLEASE NOTE: Some enlargements may require scrolling to see the whole image.