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Back to Modern Design Auction / October 16, 2016

1145

J.A. HENCKELS

Rare airplane smoker's companion, Germany, 1920s; Nickel-plated brass, gilt interior; Wheels stamped O.R.G.M. GERMANY with maker's mark, one ashtray stamped GERMANY, propeller stamped O.R.G.M. GERMANY; 4 3/4" x 9 1/2" x 10 1/2"


Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500


Condition Report

Cigar box in the fuselage, pair of removable cigarette cases, four ashtrays housed in the cockpit, propeller serves as a cigar cutter (clippings drop into undercarriage)Ashtrays do not fit perfectly into body. Small areas of oxidation throughout, some light wear and scratches, a few minor dents.

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