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Tobacciana1770 of 2001Really nice Dom. Republic Cigar box Arturo Fuente4 match in 1
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Posted 4 years ago

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ttomtucker
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Some of the military lighter's in my collection top left to right:
3rd Armored Div
101 Airborne
Marine Corps
36th Inf Reg.
U.S.N.S Upshur The ship I went to Germany on in 1961
USS Boxer LPH-4
USS Pearl Harbor LSD-52
USS Kid DD-661
Navy Brand lighter
Enola Gay (The plane that dropped Little Boy on Japan)

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  1. steamer steamer, 4 years ago
    Love the old lighters. My old docktor Frederick Rice was the cap. of the Spirit of Indianapolis a B29 bomber. He knew Paul Tibbet well and had a photo of the Enola Gay signed by Paul tibbet in his office. Here is a link you my like. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ny330bg/crews458.htm
  2. steamer steamer, 4 years ago
    That would be the City of Indianapolis sorry.
  3. steamer steamer, 4 years ago
    The second bomb was droped by Boxcar
  4. steamer steamer, 4 years ago
    The Enola Gay droped " Little Boy" on Hiroshima. Then Bockscar droped "Fat Man" on Nagasaki.
  5. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 4 years ago
    Thanks you guys for the comments.
  6. SpearHead, 4 years ago
    Corsair Cigarette Lighter:
    I am looking for a military airplane cigarette lighter.
    It is an F4U4 Corsair Cigarette Lighter.
    The lighter is a miniature copy of the WWII Marine Corps/Navy famous " gull wing fighter." The lighter mechanism is in the canopy and the plane is has about a 9" inch wing span and about a 6" fuselage. The plane has attached wheels. Some also have stands. I have seen seem in both gold and silver. I believe it was made in Japan after the war. I have been trying to run a very good to mint edition of this for quite some time and would appreciate any help or leads.
  7. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 3 years ago
    Pearhead, I will keep my eyes open for your lighter
  8. SCPODan, 3 years ago
    I collect these, also.
    Have you run across any USN themed Ronsons or Colibris?
  9. SCPODan, 3 years ago
    I'm also looking for a Scripto Vu USN lighter.

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