The company formed in the USA in 1886 as “Art Metal Company” and has been successfully producing and supplying art metal works, first of all – very good quality Hood Ornaments. In 1913 Louis Aronson, one of the cofounders, invented and applied for a patent for an automatic pocket lighter. The new product became popular and respected very quickly and soon every smoker knows the name Ronson as the Brand of exquisite lighters and lighter accessories. Ronson pipe were ordered most probably the Ronson UK division at one of English manufacturers.
The pipe markings are “RONSON (R) \ ENGLAND”. The length is 14.0 cm (5.51″), bowl’s height is 3.6 cm (1.42″). External diameter of the bowl is 3.1 cm (1.22″), internal diameter is 1.9 cm (0.75″). The depth is 2.5 cm (0.98″) and this pipe weights 27 gr. Briar, plastic stem, aluminum air cooler. The metallic stummel has a few very small scratches and dents.