Lighters are been used by smokers all around the world in lighting up their fag and is usually a device which has the ability to generate flame and helps in lighting up the smoke. Lighters are usually used by people as a style statement and they can go up to any limit to get hold of a good looking and sophisticated one as well.
The List Of Some Of The Most Expensive Lighters In The World Are Given As Follows:
Silver And Jadeite Ashtray And Lighter
Priced at a whopping $ 254, 500, this Silver and Jadeite Ashtray and Lighter is said to have been produced in the early 1920’s and were supposed to be used by the last Russian Emperor, Nicholas II. Made up of jadeite Kui dragon hooks along with silver, this lighter is green in color and comes attached with an ashtray. This lighter cum ashtray was sold by the Sotheby’s in the year 2011.
Faberge Imperial Table Lighter
Marked with Imperial warrant and stamped with the work master’s mark of Julus Rappaport, St. Pertersburg. Faberge Imperial table lighter is another Russian made one, which was sold in the year 2012 in Christie’s Auction house at a price of $ 136,000. This lighter resembles a seated monkey and is most probably built in between 1899 to 1904.
S.T. Dupont Diamond Rain Lighter, President Collection
One of the most expensive non-antique lighters, this one costs $ 80, 000 and is one of the rare creations as this model has only 351 more copies in the world. It is made up of 18 carat white gold with engraved one thousand ninety eight pieces of 12 carat sparkling white diamonds.
Faberge Yellow Enamel Lighter
Handcrafted by the Russian creator, Vladimir Soloviev, St. Petersburg, Cyrillic, this lovely lighter was build somewhere in between 1908 and 1917. This antique lighter was sold by Sotheby’s in the year 2011 at a cost of $ 65, 650.
75th Anniversary Zippo Lighter
An old 1933 made lighter from the house of Zippo, this lighter was sold at a high price of $ 37, 000 at the 75th Anniversary of Zippo. This was one of a kind waterproof lighter which is known to light a fire even in extreme conditions like wind and snow.
Some of the other lighters which may hold place in this list are the range of lighters from S.T. Dupont, and the ones from Dunhill and Cartiers too.