Wood (L-W Book Sales, 1994) The Dunhill Petrol Lighter A Unique Story - Davide Blei, Luciano Bottoni (Dunhill, 2004) Alfred Dunhill inherited his father’s business, leather goods, saddle-bags and later various products for first car’s owners - bobbyfinders glasses or wind-shielded pipe are the examples of his original ideas.
He opened his first shop on London Duke Street when he was 35.
Lighters Gli Accendini - Stefano Bisconcini (Chronicle Books, 1997) Stuart Schneider, Ira Pilossof - The Handbook Of Vintage Cigarette Lighters (Schiffer 1999) Juan Manuel Clark - Collectible Lighters (Flammarion, 2002) Collecting Cigarette Lighters A Price Guide 1,2 - Neil S.
This was Alfred Dunhill’s greatest impact on lighter’s history.
He sent his lighters to artists and goldsmiths and offered original, highly elaborated pieces to his customers.
Knowing how to work with respect for precise parameters of functionalism, aesthetics and good taste.
Choosing only shops of the highest professional reputation, once the briar has been transformed into a pipe. So today the "imagine Castello" has been created as a perfect reflection of what Carlo Scotti set out to do 50 years ago, and that is what Castello pipes are really all about.