TRENCH ART LIGHTER - Working Antique 1940s WWii Brass Lift Arm Antique Old Military Lighter

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WWII trench art working lift arm lighter made in the 1940s. This was truly looks like it has been through a war. Amazing engravings on both sides. The front has military insignia along with the words "Manila, Shanghai, Guam, Tokyo, 6th T.C.S, Okinawa". The reverse has repairs along with what seems to read "Dar Jaim". The lighter has been reconditioned and is in perfect working order. Exceptional patina, truly a one of a kind item.

The 6th Airlift Squadron is the oldest airlift squadron in the Air Force and was formed in 1933. It was the first personnel transport squadron to fly in the Pacific during WWII, earning the name the "bully beef express" due to its role in delivering beef to allied combat troupes during the war. An amazing piece of history.

This vintage lighter was disassembled, cleaned, and rebuilt with a new flint/packing, and any needed replacement parts. Approximately 2" x 1 1/2" x 1/2". Perfect working order. Wonderful vintage condition.

All work performed by The Northern Electric Lighting Company, NYC.

As per shipping regulations, lighter will be shipped without fluid. Just fill and go.


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