Cool Ca. 1956-58 Nike Ajax (MIM-3) Missile Vulcan Lighter from Fort Worth, Texas
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Cool Ca. 1956-58 Nike Ajax (MIM-3) Missile Vulcan Lighter from Fort Worth, Texas

Code: 0t78oli50006nam

$125.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Cool circa 1956 – 1958 Nike Ajax (MIM-3) Missile Vulcan lighter from Fort Bliss, Texas - Medium Altitude Missile Department. The lighter shows an enameled disc with longitude and latitude lines within the letter "A" – the center line of the 'A' is a missile and below reads: "JAX". The reverse reads: "MEDIUM ALTITUDE MISSILE DEPT FORT BLISS TEXAS" and the bottom of the lighter reads: "VULCAN P.O. BOX 3252 S.F. CALIF. MADE IN JAPAN".

VINTAGE: Circa 1956-1958

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" x 1-1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chromed-brass, enamel, wick

ATTACHMENT: Hinged lid

MARKINGS: "VULCAN P.O. BOX 3252 S.F. CALIF. MADE IN JAPAN"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX15 LABEX12/16

CONDITION: 6- (Fine): The lighter shows heavy wear, much of the enameled details remain intact, overall fine condition.

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