Circa 1950 USAF 86th Fighter-Interceptor Wing (86th FIW) Lighter

Circa 1950 USAF 86th Fighter-Interceptor Wing (86th FIW) Lighter

Code: afpg40441


Product Description


ARTIFACT: This is a circa 1950 lighter for the United States Air Force 86th Fighter-Interceptpr Wing. The lighter is factory-engraved, showing the unit insignia and location Landstuhl Germany. The reverse shows an F-86 Fighter jet and a list of locations in Europe.

VINTAGE: Circa 1950.

SIZE: About 1-1/2"e; in width by 1-3/4"e; in height by about 1/2"e; in depth.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickeled brass with factory engraving on front and back.


MARKINGS: Manufacturer's markings on bottom: Zbelo MONOPOL.

ITEM NOTES: These Lighters that I am currently listing are part of a large collection that I have accumulated over the last 15 years. I will be selling more of this collection over the next few months.

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): There is a large loss of paint, but details are so fine it is not really a distraction.

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