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IMCO IFA 105107 Pocket Cigarette Lighter - Tobaccianain Tobacciana

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  1. Thanks for all your replies, Scott. But I need to accent that I and vast majority of lighter collectors TOTALLY disagree with your definitions of Trench Art. There were lot of discussions over the ye...
  2. If today some factory melts that lighter and use the brass for making, let's say, a candle holder - would you consider it a Trench Art?
  3. Yes, after The Great War cartridges were melted and brass was used for making these lighters. Unfortunately IMCO factory and archives was destroyed at the end of WWII so there is a very little docume...
  4. scott, That's not IMCO website. Cartridges were never used but brass of the cartridges as a material and lighters were produced in the factory. You can call this lighter a Faberge if you wish. But...
  5. I've been in cigarette lighter collecting for years and among lighter collectors it is very incorrect to call this lighter a trench lighter because it has nothing to do with any war and especially not...
  6. Hello Maggi, Your lighter is made in Japan around WWII. It is NOT neither a Trench Lighter nor a Trench Art Lighter, it was made in a factory far from the war fields. And yes, IMCO of Austria first ...
  7. SEAN68, did you get it working? Here is one great website about cigarette lighters with lot of silent flames: http://vintage-evans-and-classic-cigarette-lighters.com/silentflame.php
  8. Thank you tom61375 for reading and nice comment. But, as a cigarette lighter collector I have to reply and I hope you would not mind. There is a never ending discussion between collectors on what sho...
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