Vintage German Kw Karl Wieden Semi-automatic Auto-tank Petrol Table Lighter


Vintage German Kw Karl Wieden Semi-automatic Auto-tank Petrol Table Lighter

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Vintage German Kw Karl Wieden Semi-automatic Auto-tank Petrol Table Lighter :
$50


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You are offerding on a collectable vintage 1930's German Karl Wieden (KW) Auto-Tank Semi-Automatic Table Lighter (type 650) Made in brass with green artificial oxideThe Auto-Tank lighters had cotton wadding, as most lighters, in about 1/2 of the fuel space. The bottom part, however, was a petrol tank which, of course, held a lot more fuel. There was a wicking device that would let the liquid fuel gradually be absorbed into the wadding. This resulted in a significantly longer lasting fuel supply.c. 1935

Size:

about 7.6 cm tall, 8.3 cm long and 3.2 cm thick

Condition:
In fair condition showing usage. The leather's surface has wear and age patina. The mechanism works but I have not filled or tested it so working condition is unknown and it is sold as not working. It will need a new flint and a refill of petrol for full operation. Besides requiring some TLC and a good cleaning/polishing, this lighter is ideal for any collector of vintage lighters.

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I don't consider myself an expert on all my findings, but I do try my best to describe them the best I can. That's why I ask that you ask questions first before offerding if you aren't sure about this item! I will be happy to send any additional photo’s.

Do not let this KW lighter item slip through your fingers!

A note to all buyers from Canada:
I have received some info that lately the Canadian Post is very slow. I don't know why the Canadian post are so slow in their delivery. There may be delays because of customs checks. Shipping time can be 5 to 7 weeks!

PayPal is the only method of payment accepted.

Payment is due within 1 day of close of sale

Winning buyer agrees to pay shipping/handling cost by registered air mail services.

Shipment cost: toUSA: $9.50, toCanada: $14.50, to the U.K. & Europe: $8.50, to Asia & Australia: $14.50 and inside Israel $4.50.

I normally use Airmail Registered (signed-for) post for items valued up to $150. If the customer prefers a courier-based shipping service such as EMS (Express Mail Service with Internet tracking & Insurance) and is willing to cover the higher costs, I will be happy to accommodate.

In the case of lost or damaged items, Registered Airmail covers compensation for the item value & postage costs up to $150 maximum. Higher levels of compensation are included only in the EMS services.

It takes up to 3 or more weeks for delivery. Sometimes postal service is getting slower especially at weekends and holiday. Occasionally there may be delays because of extra security checks at the post office.

I have earned my high response record by being honest,fair and by describing items for sale as accurately as possible. If any buyer finds that this is not the case, I will gladly refund. (Buyer is responsible for shipping charges).

Thank you & Good luck!



Vintage German Kw Karl Wieden Semi-automatic Auto-tank Petrol Table Lighter :
$50

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