Late 1950s Matson Steamship Lines Cigarette Lighter for SS Lurline
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Late 1950s Matson Steamship Lines Cigarette Lighter for SS Lurline

Code: oli50001ss

$85.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a circa late 1950s cigarette lighter for the Matson Lines S.S. Lurline. Established in 1926 with the purchase of Oceanic Steamship Company, Matson ran routes all over the Pacific. The Lurline first sailed for the steamship company in 1933, and was host to Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Vega the following year. The lighter has an enameled swallowtail Matson pennant medallion on its front and was made in Japan.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1950s.

SIZE: Approximately 2" height and 1-3/16" in width and 3/8" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome-plated, enameled and painted areas, steel insert.

ATTACHMENT: Hinge.

MARKINGS: JAPAN on bottom.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDX13 LHEX1/13

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The lighter shows only light wear.

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