This is a 1945 Evans lighter with a factory-applied insignia for the United States National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, which existed from 1915 until 1958.
Approximately 2-1/4” height and 1-3/8” width and 1/2” in thickness.
Chrome-plated brass with enamel.
EVANS U.S. PAT. EXP. JUNE 12, 1952.
This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VBEX08 LAHEX2/11
8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The lighter has some small spots of light wear and tarnish with all enamel intact.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.