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8 years ago
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...
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?
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
Thanks, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris! I'm glad you like it!
Thank you for reading, Zowie.
Thanks AzTom. The pleasure is all mine.
Hi Kerry10456. I can not refuse showing my lighters if someone is interested :) Check my post, it is about the IMCO we talked about.
Thank you for reading, AzTom. I would say I am a average collector with special interest in IMCO lighters. Maybe I could post some from my collection, you are right.
Hello all. I am sorry but I have to make some corrections here. I know it is old topic but I have to reply for the truth. Fact is this is NOT a WWII lighter but a cheap replica of between WW's perio...
Hi LHafer. Price was Japanese manufacturer of cigarette lighters during 60's and 70's. Their lighters are quite common but also produced some very interesting and unusuall pieces.