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Ronson Lighters

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Ronson Gem Lighter

First manufactured in 1937. In the 1940s a model was made with a military insignia and "R.B. Co." on the bottom.

 
Ronson Gem Lighter
HRK-0AB c. 1937
Ronson Gem Lighter
HTK-00H c. 1951
Ronson Gem Lighter
HTK-0AE 1950
Ronson Gem Lighter
c. 1935
Ronson Gem Lighter
HRK-0AB c. 1937-1940
Ronson Gem Lighter
HPK-00H 1954

Ronson Georgian Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1936.

Ronson Georgian Table Lighter

Ronson Gloria Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1952. The same lighter mechanism as used on the Penciliter was adapted for use on the Juno and the Gloria. Often the lighter insert is labeled Juno while the base is labeled Gloria.

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Ronson Gloria Table Lighter

Ronson Grecian Touch Tip Lighter

First manufactured in 1936. This is a unique two-tone gold example from the late 1940s. See: 10 Rare & Unusual Ronson Lighters

  Ronson Grecian Touch Tip Lighter
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Ronson Grecian Touch Tip Lighter

Ronson Handy-Lite Lighter

1934

Ronson Handy-Lite Lighter

Ronson Heart Lighter

1937

See Article: Ronson's Crown Jewels

Ronson Heart Lighter

Ronson Highlite Lighter

These were made beginning in 1956. They were a tall version of the Capri.
DcL-0A0

Ronson Highlite Lighter

Ronson Houn' Dog Striker Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1934. The striker knob (teardrop) shown on this version is the earlier, with an cone shaped knob on later versions.

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Ronson Houn' Dog Striker Table Lighter

Ronson Jubilee Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1954

Ronson Jubilee Table Lighter

Ronson Juno Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1952

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Ronson Juno Table Lighter

Ronson Leona Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1949. Named for Leona Aronson.

Ronson Leona Table Lighter

Ronson Lotus Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1953.

Ronson Lotus Table Lighter

Ronson Lytacase Lighter & Cigarette Case

The Lytacase was the first lighter / case combination manufactured by Art Metal Works beginning in 1929. The lighter mechanism used in this case was also used in the later Debonair which debuted in 1935. All case models prior to 1931 were named Lytacase - after that each had a specific model name.

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Ronson Lytacase Lighter and Case
c. 1930
Ronson Lytacase Lighter and Case
c. 1930
Ronson Lytacase Lighter and Case
c. 1930
Ronson Lytacase Lighter and Case
c. 1930

Ronson Literpact

1935

Patent

See Article: Ronson's Crown Jewels

Ronson Literpact

Ronson Mastercase

1936

Ronson Mastercase

Ronson Masterpact

1935

See Article: Ronson's Crown Jewels

Ronson Masterpact

Ronson Maximus 'Compressed Fuel' (Butane) Lighter

These were made beginning in the very early 1950s. They were one of the relatively early 'compressed fuel' lighters. The example to the right is from 1952 - 1953.
IBK-0BD

Ronson Maximus Lighter

Ronson Mayfair Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1936.

Ronson Mayfair Table Lighter

Ronson Melrose Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1953.

Ronson Melrose Table Lighter

Ronson Minerva Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1952

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Ronson Minerva Table Lighter

Ronson Minton Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1962 in England. Ronson lighter in a Minton china base and offered in 3 versions: Pheasant flying, Jumping salmon, and Floral design.

Ronson Minton Table Lighter

Ronson Nautical Touch Tip Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1939.

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Ronson Houn' Dog Striker Table Lighter

Ronson New Yorker Black Caddie Table Lighter

1929

Ronson New Yorker Black Caddie Table Lighter

Ronson New Yorker Table Lighter

1930

Ronson New Yorker Table Lighter

Ronson New Yorker Table Lighter

1929

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Ronson New Yorker Table Lighter

Ronson Newport Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1947. Made in both Silver and Gold Plate and sometimes sold as a pair.

Ronson Newport Table Lighter

Ronson Nordic Set Table Lighter & Cigarette Holder

First manufactured in 1955 and apparently sold only as a set in Black, though the lighter was sold separately in other colors.

 
  Ronson Nordic Lighter Ronson Nordic Set Table Lighter & Cigarette Holder
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Ronson Norseman Touch Tip Table Lighter

First manufactured in 1936.

Ronson Norseman Touch Tip Table Lighter
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Ronson Octette Touch Tip Lighter

First manufactured in 1935. This is a unique two-tone gold example from the late 1940s. See: 10 Rare & Unusual Ronson Lighters

Ronson Octette Touch Tip Lighter

Ronson Oval Touch Tip Lighter

First manufactured in 1937. This is a unique two-tone gold example from the late 1940s. See: 10 Rare & Unusual Ronson Lighters

Ronson Oval Touch Tip Lighter

Ronson Pal Lighter & Case

First manufactured in 1941. This is a prime example of classic Art Deco.
CKL-00H

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Ronson Pal Lighter & Case

Ronson Paragon Striker Lighter

First produced 1913 through early 1920s.

 
Ronson Paragon Striker Lighter Ronson Paragon Striker Lighter
JYK-0DF
C. 1913
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Ronson Paragon Striker Lighter
Sterling silver

Ronson Penciliter

This style of Penciliter was first manufactured in 1934; this example is c. 1938.
HdK-0CC

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Ronson Penciliter

Ronson Penciliter

This style of Penciliter was first manufactured in 1949. Models were made in gold plate, rhodium plate, and black.

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Ronson Penciliter
JQK-0BE
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Ronson Penciliter
JEK-0AF
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Ronson Penciliter
JGK-0AH
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Ronson Pet Lighter

Please don't light your pets with it :-) This is really a very small lighter; in terms of width and fitments, possibly the smallest Ronson ever made. First manufactured in 1934.
KHK-0BB

Ronson Pet Lighter

Ronson Petite Lighter

The Petite is a shorter version of the Capri and was first manufactured in 1958 with 11 known designs.
HRK-0AB

Ronson Petite Lighter

Ronson PickACig Striker Lighter & Cigarette Box

First manufactured in 1934 as a penguin and as a monkey figure. Pulling 2 knobs on the side together causes the figure to grab a cigarette dispensed from the bottom of the cigarette box. The same basic setup was also done in 1930 with the penguin and a New Yorker lighter.

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  Ronson PickACig Striker Lighter & Cigarette Box
Penguin
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Ronson PickACig Striker Lighter & Cigarette Box
Monkey

Ronson Pioneer Lighter

When it was made in 1960 this was advertised as Ronson's lowest price, fully automatic lighter. Aside from the fittings, it is all aluminum.

 
  Ronson Pioneer Table Lighter
Table Version
Ronson Pioneer Lighter
IOK-0AA

Ronson Pipemaster Lighter

First produced in 1957, the Pipemaster is essentially an oversized Whirlwind and, in fact, is labeled Whirlwind on the base - though the box specifies Pipemaster. This lighter was made only in England and was touted as "Specifically designed for the pipe smoker, this handsome lighter has extra fuel capacity and a telescopic windshield for outdoor use".
KbK-0BF

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Ronson Pipemaster Lighter

Ronson Pocket Touch Tip Lighter

1938

Ronson Pocket Touch Tip Lighter
A-C    D-F    G-P    Princess-R    S-T    V-W   
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.