Nam Era MCAS El Toro Lighter Dated 3/15/72 Etched w/ Couple's Name and Love Quote by ATCO

Nam Era MCAS El Toro Lighter Dated 3/15/72 Etched w/ Couple's Name and Love Quote by ATCO

Code: mcpg60009dkl

SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

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ARTIFACT: Vietnam Era lighter by ATCO featuring the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) El Toro Insignia and dated: "3/15/72". The lighter features the etched names of a young couple "DEBI + LENNY" and the classic early 70's sentiment: "LOVE IS NEVER HAVING TO SAY YOUR (sic) SORRY". I wonder where Debi and Lenny are now?

VINTAGE: Circa Vietnam Era.

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

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Hand engraved, chrome plated brass and enamel.


MARKINGS: "ATCO JAPAN" on bottom of lighter case; "35" on cartridge.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MEX15 LFEX4/15 SFEX10/30/19

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine—Excellent:) Lighter shows moderate to heavy surface wear and nearly all of the enameled details remain fully intact.

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