Edwardian sterling silver novelty cigar lighter. Made by in London in 1905. Bugle form with chained and detachable head. Engraved military inscription: Presented to Lieut. STGB Headley by Colonel Johnston DSO and the officers 3rd Kings Own Yorkshire L.I. on the occasion of his wedding 1905. A poignant piece of prewar militaria.
Hallmark includes maker’s initials JB. Condition: Nice patina and form. A few use-related dents, no doubt from being passed around the mess.
Dimensions: H 4 3/4 x W 3 1/4 x D 1 7/8 in. Weight: 3.8 troy ounces. BO798