1950s Golden Bell Japan Automatic Lighter - HEART BOWL Kansas City, Missouri - Bowling Alley, KC Landmarks, Vintage - Rehabbed, working

$27.00

1950s Enamel Advertising Lighter for Heart Bowl Bowling alley in Kansas City, Missouri. It lights nearly every single time I push it, a very reliable lighter for you. Comes in original box.

Heart Bowl was a beloved KC institution that was a part bowling alley and part cocktail lounge that has long since vanished from the list of KC's cool places. Lighter is marked as follows:

Obverse:

HEART BOWL
6401 HIGHWAY 40, KANSAS CITY 28, MISSOURI
WABASH 4 - 7885

Reverse:

VISIT OUR PUB
KANSAS CITY'S
MOST BEAUTIFUL
COCKTAIL
LOUNGE

Bottom:

GOLDEN BELL
AUTOMATIC LIGHTER
JAPAN

This lighter was taken apart and cleaned then reassembled and rehabbed with a new zippo gold flint. The fuel and flint screws were lightly oiled. The original cotton packing and wick were in good condition and reused. The lighter was then tested with a few drops of lighter fluid on the wick to ensure proper function. Light pocket wear, please see photos to determine condition of exterior for yourself.

This is a perfectly functional and well made lighter that will serve you for years to come. The lighter will be shipped to you with no fluid as per USPS regulation. Add Ronson or Zippo brand liquid lighter fluid and it's ready to put into everyday use.

Another fine vintage item from Steamcrunk.

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