Lighter Thorens, 1920

Thorens - one of the most sophisticated and interesting lighters, they were made in Switzerland since the 1920s and is a very accurate device. The very first model, these lighters are automatic: the lid opens automatically whenever you press a button and it immediately ignited the fuse. Inside Thorens - a rather complex system of springs, hooks and other detalek is all very precisely assembled in solid brass body and works fine, and after 90 years!

And here is the video in French, from which the concept of the principle of lighters Thorens:

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17 Comments

  1. Golden-Joker (20.11.2009 11:22) ( Reply )

    Work like a Swiss watch :)

  2. Enczo (20.11.2009 11:43) ( Reply )

    yes, the mechanism of ignition is very interesting and lighter design (especially open) is a very interesting and unusual a la "Kin-Dza-Dza"

  3. Yuri (22.11.2009 21:04) ( Reply )

    But where and how much to buy, if I may ask?

  4. Golden-Joker (22.11.2009 21:11) ( Reply )

    They purchased at auction ebay, for example the price of the cheapest cost 1300, the most expensive so far in 2200. What interest? ;)

    1. Alexander (02.12.2009 17:38) ( Reply )

      Write your ICQ pliz!

  5. Yuri (23.11.2009 01:41) ( Reply )

    Actually, yes, it would be such a model: Thorens Single Claw, I think, but with a well-preserved body (in less patina itp)

    1. Golden-Joker (23.11.2009 13:52) ( Reply )

      You know, after 1-2 weeks to come to see me a couple, maybe I have something to purchase and selling more expensive and in a box. Give me your number ICQ, there is a deal, and just get started

  6. Golden-Joker (23.11.2009 13:53) ( Reply )

    Well, maybe the fact that there is a select yourself ;)

    1. Yuri (23.11.2009 23:41) ( Reply )

      try to put ICQ)), as it will tell

  7. Yuri (23.11.2009 19:11) ( Reply )

    -It was a good idea, but here's ICQ unfortunately do not use, I can not leave mail.

    1. Golden-Joker (24.11.2009 19:00) ( Reply )

      Let's mail, there's talk ;)

  8. jalcom (24.11.2009 09:48) ( Reply )

    Surprisingly simple and reliable mechanism! Received great pleasure from the video, we should all think the same way! And how effectively cut spark felt that the spring is quite powerful ... And, judging by the comments Golden-Joker, price emphasizes funky this thing ... :)

  9. Antya (11/24/2009 3:10 p.m.) ( Reply )

    What krassivaya lighter! How old is a decent age!

  10. Qik (12.12.2009 17:01) ( Reply )

    Joker postuchitels please me (icq 296300) I want to talk to the account of this model.

  11. Stenyusha (15.12.2009 eighteen past three p.m.) ( Reply )

    Great model!

  12. termit (06.06.2010 00:56) ( Reply )

    We would like to buy thorens, but not so rare, if anyone can sell it here or unsubscribe please knock me to Asya: 232-393-944

  13. Yuri (01.01.2011 16:59) ( Reply )

    http://thorens-ru.livejournal.com

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