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Offline david@london

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AE Cigar Cutter
« on: December 02, 2014, 06:25:47 AM »
interesting item which sold yesterday.........+ fetched a good sum with one bid at the listing price of $39.95.
ebay auction no. 161499724617

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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2014, 11:31:56 AM »
Very nice! How do I miss these things on eBay?
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2014, 01:59:52 PM »
I don't believe it's a cigar cutter.
 
If it is, it certainly is a poor one.  A good cigar cutter should hold the end of the cigar firmly so the blade will cut cleanly.
 
An internet search for cigar cutter image shows a lot of more sensible designs.
 
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2014, 02:20:03 PM »
I don't believe it's a cigar cutter.
 
If it is, it certainly is a poor one.  A good cigar cutter should hold the end of the cigar firmly so the blade will cut cleanly.
 
An internet search for cigar cutter image shows a lot of more sensible designs.
 

I agree,  I do not see a hole for tip of the cigar to cut off.
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2014, 03:10:15 PM »
I've seen others like this.  It's just a pocket knife with a circular form-factor.

DF

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In fact, I think I have a similar one kicking around someplace.  If I run across it, I'll post a picture.
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2014, 03:45:37 PM »
i have to admit that i have never used a cigar cutter.
there are some other coin-shaped knives, described as cigar cutters, linked to this sale under 'view similar items'  (2 pics below).........ebay page.
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2014, 07:31:20 PM »
We all know ebay isn't the source for rational item descriptions.
 
Try searching ebay for "princess telephone" and see what you get!   ;)
 
I'd be more convinced if one appeared on a site that specializes in cigar cutters, like:
  http://www.cigarsinternational.com/accessories/cutters/
 
I did find a similar item listed as a knife here:
  http://www.jaysknives.com/advertisingknives_1.htm
 
Chances are there's a Chinese promotional item company where we could get similar items with the CRPF logo.
  http://www.promo-wholesale.com/china/Disks/3/1-1-2-x1-4--Stainless-Steel-Multi-tool-Disk-With-Keychain-64073.htm
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2014, 12:01:53 AM »
Well if you do find an authentic AE Monophone cigar cutter, this WE 1500 lighter will come in handy:
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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2014, 02:32:05 PM »
Well if you do find an authentic AE Monophone cigar cutter, this WE 1500 lighter will come in handy:
Or you might use this 1962 Card Dialer lighter:

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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #9 on: December 03, 2014, 02:40:39 PM »
Or, if you live on the west coast, maybe you would prefer to use this Pacific Telephone lighter:

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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2014, 02:53:21 PM »
I located my circular knife.  If you look closely at the blade on the right, you can see that it is actually a serrated nail file, conclusively demonstrating that it is not a cigar cutter.

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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2014, 12:35:26 PM »
dave -

i see the serrations and, certainly, you may have a point.
unless of course what you have there is an example of that rare and desirable object  :  the combination stogie-snipper and manicure set.

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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2014, 01:46:22 PM »
dave -

i see the serrations and, certainly, you may have a point.
unless of course what you have there is an example of that rare and desirable object  :  the combination stogie-snipper and manicure set.
Hmmm, now that's a definite possibility that just didn't occur to me!

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Re: AE Cigar Cutter
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2014, 11:16:13 PM »
Just got the lighter today ($10 on Etsy).  It's "well used".  When I filled it with some fluid and it works fine. 
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