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Cigarette Lighter made by Second World War Internee

Date made: 1940-1941

Maker: unknown

Description: Aluminium cigarette lighter in the form of a boot (high boot with laces akin to a parachute jump boot?) made by an unknown Second World War internee. Inlaid coloured decoration (coloured glass?). Donor stated this belonged to his mother Nellie Cregeen and was made by a Polish internee in a Manx internment camp.

Materials: aluminium, glass, metal: iron

Object name: cigarette lighter

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2010-0057



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