Circa 1947-1950 US Air Force 51st Fighter Group Lighter by Penguin
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Circa 1947-1950 US Air Force 51st Fighter Group Lighter by Penguin

Code: afpg30001

$115.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a cigarette lighter by Penguin for the United States Air Force 51st Fighter Group during the Japanese occupation years. Lighter bears an enameled shield insignia with winged horse reading "Deftly and swiftly". Reverse of lighter bears engraving of Okinawa.

VINTAGE: Circa 1947-1950.

SIZE: 2-1/4" height, 1-1/2" width".

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome-plated brass.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: "HIGH QUALITY LIGHTER – "PENGUIN" – NO. 19531" maker's mark on reverse.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Japanese occupation era lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay VAJX97 LAAEX

CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): Needs new flint and fluid to be operational. Some yellowing, slight surface dings and minimal chipping of enamel.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.