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1971

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1988

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Mach 2 Cigarette Lighter, 1971

This is a Cigarette Lighter. It was designed by Dieter Rams and manufactured by Braun AG. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1988. Its medium is cast metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Dr. Richard Grant.

  • AW10 Watch, 1992–93
  • stainless steel, quartz movement, glass, leather band.
  • Gift of Dieter Rams.
  • 1993-101-1

Its dimensions are

1.3 x 3.1 x 5.7 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Mach 2 Cigarette Lighter, 1971; Designed by Dieter Rams (German, b. 1932); Germany; cast metal; 1.3 x 3.1 x 5.7 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.); Gift of Dr. Richard Grant; 1988-5-4

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