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    Posted 6 years ago

    antiquerose
    (1435 items)

    I do not know much about this lighter except that my Dad had something like this. I always thought it had something to do with when he was in the War -- or they called them Trench Lighters? Not sure as that is memory of his words from like 40 years ago when my Dad was still alive. Do not know where my Dad's went -- but when I saw this like 10 years ago, I HAD to buy it!!

    Anyone have any info on this -- is welcomed!!

    Thanks for looking .....Post number 498.......LOL

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Very cool Rose ! 500 coming right up for you :-)) xo
    2. mikelv85 mikelv85, 6 years ago
      Nice design :)....Two more till the big "500" !
    3. Lambda55, 6 years ago
      Isn't that the info. U need in #4 pic. ?
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      lol......I bought this in 1997 as I still have the receipt for it. Bought, and filed it away in a box. When I moved here found it. So pulled it out here and Yeah, there is some print there -- just posted -- as have not had the time to look around. Gonna do that now, as I doing some things on my computor today. So see what I find.....Plus going be taking some more pics of things.

      Too many things here, and Not enough time......LOL

    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Hi Phil. Do not think trench art -- but I think these are from around the War period. I found something that says IMCO also made some.

      Something similar, scroll *down* in link:

      https://www.etsy.com/listing/156072464/vintage-lighter-imco-triplex-super-6700
    6. Lambda55, 6 years ago
      Looks like a pipe lighter I saw once. Designed to hold upside down and to block the wind. Or explode it ! Depending on if your sharing genius talent on JackAss. Lol!!
    7. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Yeah, I think they were advertised to work in the wind....or upside down LOL
    8. Radegunder Radegunder, 6 years ago
      Here in Austria in the 60s and 70s every 3rd smoker used one these lighters!
    9. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Just wanted to add this link with some Great info on Lighters !!

      http://www.johnfloresgraphics.com/hobbies2.html

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