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Glenda B., Antiques and Collectibles Appraiser
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Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs. Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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I have a 14k lighter that I'm trying to figure out who the

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I have a 14k lighter that I'm trying to figure out who the maker was. It looks like it's from the early 30's and the only thing stamped on it is at the bottom and it says "14k PAT" then on the other side of the screw it say "2052" and thats it. Any ideas?
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Customer: thats all I have
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appraisals
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.


Please send images at your convenience.


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I will send the photos in a few min.
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.

Any time is fine, no rush. ~Nora

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Do you see any yet? I sent I think 5. I'm not sure if they are uploading because my browser is just spinning.
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.


Thank you for the images. Please allow me some time to look these over for you.


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I little more info for you that I figured out. It looks like a Hahway HW lighter but it's not because Hahway lighters have the little hole in the lid of the lighter to put the pin in so that the flint can be changed.
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
if I don't get an answer I get my money back correct?