Very Cool Korean War era Ronson Whirlwind Lighter with 2nd Squadron South Africa Air Force Badge
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Very Cool Korean War era Ronson Whirlwind Lighter with 2nd Squadron South Africa Air Force Badge

Code: afpg50019krs


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a Very Cool Korean War era Ronson Whirlwind Lighter with 2nd Squadron South Africa Air Force Badge, And The Lord's PRAYER (on a dog Tag) Attached. Hard to say if this was owned by a South African Airmen, or a USAF Airman, since the Unit was part of the 18th Fighter- Bomber wing, USAF, during the conflict, but, either way, it is a great piece of Korean War History!

VINTAGE: Korean War era.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/8" in height x 1-3/4" in width x 1/2" in depth.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated nickle, nickel plated brass, silver plated nickel, cottone wadding, wick.

ATTACHMENT: To be carried in pocket to light your smokes.

MARKINGS: "RONSON NEWARK N.J USA" "RONSON WHIRL WIND US. PATS. RE.19, 023 2, 481, 195 CANADA PATENTS 2880148"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Korean War era USAF collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. PEM20 LAGEX12/19/20 SAGEX02/25/21

CONDITION: 8- (Excellent- ):The lighter's shows moderate wear and use.

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