This Silver-plated Barley design, Barrel-Hinge, Rollagas, is one for the Collector, and is possibly one-of-a-kind, it is an anomaly and rare. In addition to being in exceptional condition. As all collectors know, in 1969 Dunhill changed the design of the Rollagas lighter, both internally and externally and in 1970 released the lighter design as we know it today.
What makes this lighter an interesting find? At the end of the 1960's one must assume and this lighter attests that Dunhill had a residual of the older cases on hand and kept releasing and dating these lighters into the 70's, with the last being released in April of 1971. The 1960's lighter case being offered is date stamped U1 Thus the lighters mechanism was fabricated and released to market in April of 1971 It should be noted that Dunhill, date stamped there pre-1970 lighters on the flame valve platform which is an integral part of the lighters case, thus cannot be altered. This one lighter is a carry over of two design generations and is not one of many. This Lighter was the subject of a post on the Vintage Dunhill Lighter Collectors, Face-book page of the 2000 plus members world -wide no one has ever come across this double-dated anomaly.
The Dunhill Book, Date Manufacturing chart. Internally rebuilt utilizing only original or replaced Dunhill, manufactured parts, each of which has been ultrasonically cleaned and microscopically examined for the slightest imperfection, while paying close attention to maintaining the lighters original integrity. In all lighters we replace only the air-gas filter and all neoprene seals , which need replacement do to age. All parts work perfectly, especially the lighters Thumb flame control providing easy flame adjustment. New Dunhill instruction booklet for restored lighters.
9 Pack Red Dunhill Flints. Copy of the Dunhill dating sheet. Because the condition of this item is used please examine all accompanying photographs on this post confirming what the lighter looks like. International Buyers - Please Note.
The item "Dunhill Rollagas, 1971-S/P Barley, ONE OF A KIND Read description" is in sale since Thursday, June 24, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Lighters\Dunhill". The seller is "ppjprjz26" and is located in Deridder, Louisiana.
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