Commemorative table lighter in the form of a missile

 
Commemorative table lighter in the form of a missile
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  • Title :     Commemorative table lighter in the form of a missile
  • Artist:     Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Maker
  • Accession:     85.15.5
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     1942
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7-1/2 3-3/8, Centimeters 19.1 8.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Industrial Design
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Metal/Metal Design , World War II 1940-1945 , Commemoration , Industrial Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.15.5.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Industrial Design
Description:
Silver table cigar lighter in the form of a missile commemorating the raid on the Plensburg Submarine Pens carried out by Halifax bombers on September 22-24, 1942; mounted on a wooden base with small engraved silver plaques.