1945 Evans Lighter with Factory Applied US National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics NACA Insignia
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1945 Evans Lighter with Factory Applied US National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics NACA Insignia

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ARTIFACT: 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.

NACA became NASA in 1958.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" in height x 1-3/8" in width and 1/2" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome-plated brass with enamel.

ATTACHMENT: To be carried in pocket to light your smokes.

MARKINGS: EVANS U.S. PAT. EXP. JUNE 12, 1952.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX08 LAHEX2/11 SAHEX12/31/15

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The lighter has some small spots of light wear and tarnish with all enamel intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.