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Unique Distinguishing Features of Dupont Butane Lighters

Dupont Lighters

Some well known features of Dupont lighters and some lesser known features of Dupont lighters

Emblematic Design

    Rectangular, masculine and powerful, its elegance and reliability have made Dupont lighters a sort of cult luxury object, that may be handed down from generation to generation.

Chinese Lacquer - A Thousand Year Old Artistic Heritage

    Natural: Sap secreted by the Rhus Vernicifera, is hand gathered in Tonkin near the Clear River and the Red River, aged, then blended like fine wine.
    Lacquer is a living, unpredictable material. Its preparation, tinting and application require a know-how passed on by generations of master lacquerers.

Immediate Recognition

    All S.T. Dupont Chinese lacquer lighters are stamped with a logo representing a stylized lacquer tree leaf to authenticate and highlight the exceptional character of this unique material.

Metalwork: Rare or Precious Metals

    Guilloche, chasing, engraving, hand polishing and plating with precious metals. This succession of manufacturing processes combining technology and precision sublimate the brass base with multiple intricate patterns and give the Dupont lighter a final luxurious glow unmatched by other luxury lighters.
    Each Dupont lighter is absolutely unique and is further engraved with the master craftsman's initials under the spark wheel of the lighter and is further identified with a unique identification number on the base of the Dupont lighter.

Dupont Lighters Styles

S. T. Dupont and EuropeanLighters.com offer 4 lines of traditional Dupont lighters:

Linge 1 (Line 1): The emblematic lighter
Accessible and displays Dupont's historic emblem. These lighters convey value and classicism and are available in a large or smaller size. The Linge 1 was the first butane gas lighter created in the S.T.Dupont workshop in 1952. It is the most famous of the Dupont line of lighters and has helped to assure the continued success of the S.T. Dupont lighter line. The Line 1 is perfectly structured and streamlined and is a timeless statement of elegance and classicism and is available in both a small and larger size.

Great attention to detail:
The flame adjustment wheel is located near the top mechanism, not under the lighter. The ST Dupont signature is located on the base of the lighter to preserve the purity of its design.

Linge 2 (Line 2): The Most Majestic Dupont Lighter
Aesthetic design perfection. Offers majestic proportions, respecting the golden number (an artistic and architectural reference. The "sound perfection" and sophistication of the unique crystalline sound upon opening provides the "cling or ping" has helped to make this lighter a world-famous, original smokers accessory.

Great attention to detail:
The top mechanism is as carefully crafted as the outside offering perfect harmony and ultimate reliability. Its guilloched roller offers a better grip. Its flame adjustment button and filling valve combine aesthetics with ergonomics. Features a double flame burner on some models and is available upon request on other models. Combines the unique Dupont signature engraved on the front of the lighter on some patterns and on the base for others helping to make your Dupont lighter identifiable as an object of desireable quality.

X Tend Line:
A truly contemporary design often desired by a younger generation appreciating a quality luxury lighter. The X Tend line features a turbo flame and is also available in a smaller size; X Tend Mini.

Gatsby: The Most Assertive Dupont Lighter
More compact than the Linge 2, it owes its elegance to its geometry and and sobriety. With the legendary "ping" it offers sophistication that has helped to make Dupont lighters legendary and a world class accessory. It offers the specificity of the Dupont signed, winding double godron on the front. This small, shapely rectangle symbolizes rigor and balance, geometry and purity.

Great attention to detail:
The top mechanism is identical to that of the Linge 2 and provides sober elegance to a lighter that is as beautiful open as it is closed. Features a guilloched roller for a better grip. The flame adjustment button and filling valve combine aesthetics and ergonomics. Offers a double flame burner on some models and is available upon request on others.

Linge D: Feminine Refinement
The ultimate jewel lighter is a miniature version of the traditional Dupont lighter and is a more compact lighter in order to become a woman's ideal everyday companion.

Great attention to detail:
Just like its big brothers, it boasts the best features available. The sober and elegant top mechanism makes this lighter as beautiful open as it is closed. The flame adjustment button and filling valve combine aesthetics and ergonomics. The Dupont signature is featured on the base to preserve the purity of the design.

Prestige Collection: Elegant intricacy of Dupont lighter craftsmanship:
Features exceptional materials: solid gold and diamonds. Featuring all of the excellence and intricacy of Dupont European craftsmanship. This one is referred to as being the most flamboyant of the entire Dupont line of lighters. Contemporary patterns crafted in 18 carat 750/100 solid gold. Features the exclusive "Collection Prestige" on the side of the solid gold Dupont lighter with each specifically, individually numbered. Each lighter is set with numerous genuine diamonds and combined with the diamond head pattern pattern for unique design.

    Quality of the stones: G (extra white), VS (very small inclusions)
    "Diamond Rain" numbered out of 352
    "Diamond Drops" numbered out of 1952

X-Tend Line: The most contemporary ST Dupont Lighter
This popular Dupont lighter offers streamlined design and renews the traditional parallel piped design while its tense curves give it a sensual touch. Its rigid flame makes it a multi-use lighter and is ultra light. Its simple and ergonomic to use and offers a view able fuel window to indicate the exact butane gas level. Flame adjustment is on the bottom along with individual numbering. A truly contemporary design often desired by a younger generation appreciating a quality luxury lighter. The X Tend line features a turbo flame and is also available in a smaller size; X Tend Mini (Individual numbering on the X-Tend mini appears on the flame opening.)

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