Cigarette lighter

Object Number: 
INV.6368
Date: 
1914-1919
Medium: 
Brass, steel, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
molded: on either side: "GOTT MIT UNS" (GOD WITH US)
Description: 
Round hollow lighter with attached steel wheel and screw off cap revealing wick, either side decorated with round medallion with cross on crown surrounded by inscriptions and foliage.
Gallery Label: 
The motif on this cigarette lighter are similar to the belt buckles of WW I German soldiers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group