Mappin and Webb, an extremely rare 1918 Sterling silver table cigar lighter realistically modelled in the form of a No. 5 Mills grenade, complete with detachable ring, folding clip etc, with rubbed engraving reading “To Brig. Gen Sir C. W. King, KCMG, MVO, from old members of this staff, R. N. M. and A. E. T., 1918”. Signed and hallmarked Mappin and Webb, Birmingham 1918.
Said to be in excellent condition, this unique lighter measure 4in and is currently available from Pullman Gallery in London for £9,500 ($14,500).