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Posted 4 years ago

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TeresaD
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I have no info. About this I am asking for help with any info. you can give
Its a Konwal Super Made in Japan The Info. on the Lighter is all that I have
I’m looking for Its age ?? Where has it Traveled ??? Who did it belong to ???
I had no luck So anything you give would help a lot

THANK YOU

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  1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    In my mind, any presention piece by a Vice-Admeral is pretty significant. You could contact the 7TH Fleet website and inquire about it.
    http://www.ctf74.navy.mil/engagements/7thfleetregion.htm
  2. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    uh...presentation piece !
  3. TeresaD TeresaD, 4 years ago
    If anyone can help please help looking for the age maybe what its worth anything will help I’m not the best when it comes to looking things up....


  4. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    here's a picture of the guy...

    http://cgi.ebay.com/CINC-OF-THE-SEVENTH-U-S-FLEET-C-D-GRIFFIN-SIGNED_W0QQitemZ310272456937QQcategoryZ157000QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp4340.m263QQ_trkparmsZalgo%3DSIC%26its%3DI%252BC%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BFICS%252BUFI%26otn%3D15%26pmod%3D260695488113%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D5253084595426746589
  5. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_D._Griffin

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Seventh_Fleet#Fleet_Commanders
  6. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Seventh_Fleet#Fleet_Commanders
  7. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    Do you know how to "google
    ".
  8. TeresaD TeresaD, 4 years ago
    I’m not that good when it comes to the computer you have help a grate deal
    Thank you… now I only need to see if I can find out what it may be worth
  9. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    You are good enough to find Collectors Weekly ! So go to the top of your screen and type in Google.com. When that page comes up there will be a box to type in.
    THAT is where you type you questions. If you don't know what to ask just type in what is on the item. The Admiral's name. The 7TH Fleet. Konwall Super. All these things will help you find out about it.

    Let me know if you get to Google.
  10. TeresaD TeresaD, 3 years ago
    Thank you all for the help
  11. Maj.D.King Maj.D.King, 2 years ago
    TeresaD,
    The Konwal (Zippo Wannabe's) are very rare and very collectable as they were the subject of many icons like the one on your lighter. I own a great number of lighters such as the Konwal, Zippo, and penguin. All of them have unique icons on them which makes them valuable to those who identify with those icons. Normally the icons comemerate an event, time, or naval vessel. Prices vary wildly but a norm seems to hover around $100 depending on how nostalgic the buyer is. Age of your lighter would be around 50-60 yrs.
  12. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    These lighters were also handed out as recognition for doing something well.

    Similar lighters were used by the Army and other services.

    Currently in US Army units (not sure about other services), the "unit coin" is used as a presentation piece for guests and to recognize achievement by personal.

    Scott

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