Vintage Lighter – KARL WIEDEN – Tommy Lighter


Step back in time and immerse yourself in a world where craftsmanship met innovation. Introducing a meticulously crafted Karl Wieden lighter, a piece that doesn’t merely ignite a flame, but illuminates an era steeped in German heritage and intricate design.

Historical Significance:

Every artifact carries a story, and the story of this lighter is deeply intertwined with the illustrious Deutsches Reichspatent system. Adorning its surface is the ‘D.R.P. #1’ marking. This isn’t just a number; it’s a badge of honor, a testament to its patented design under the once-renowned German Reich’s patenting regime. At a time when Germany was revolutionizing industries with their inventions, this lighter emerged as a beacon of innovation, securing its patent spot with the ‘#1’ indication. Whether you’re a history buff, an antique lover, or someone with an eye for rare collectibles, this piece serves as a tangible connection to a significant chapter of German history.

Design and Craftsmanship:

Karl Wieden wasn’t just a brand; it was a promise of quality. As you hold this lighter, you’re touching a relic that has witnessed time and yet stood resilient. Its intricate design, combined with impeccable functionality, captures the essence of German craftsmanship of yesteryears. The feel, the weight, and even the gentle click sound it produces, all sing praises of a time when products were made to last and tell tales.


  • Brand: Karl Wieden
  • Historical Marking: D.R.P. #1, reflecting its patented status.

In a world inundated with fleeting trends, this Karl Wieden lighter stands as a timeless testament to history, craftsmanship, and artistry. Don’t just own a lighter; become a guardian of a story, a slice of history, a masterpiece.

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Dive into history with this Karl Wieden lighter, boasting the iconic ‘D.R.P. #1’ mark. A symbol of German craftsmanship from an era of innovation, this piece is more than a functional lighter—it’s a tangible slice of the past. Representing the esteemed Deutsches Reichspatent system, this artifact stands as a beacon of design and heritage. A must-have for collectors and history aficionados.

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Shipping for all items, including smaller ones like thimbles, will be handled professionally by Royal Mail using the Tracked 48 service. Given the secure packaging necessary to ensure item safety, most pieces fall into the small parcel category. Consequently, our postage prices are set to reflect this classification.


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