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As of today, Tuesday, 29 November, we are IN THE OFFICE for the foreseeable future,
and busily packing all of the orders you wonderful clients placed over the Thanksgiving Weekend!!!
We will be SHIPPING every day, But NOT LISTING until Tuesday December 6th!!
We will be using this time to get organized and price up the wonderful artifacts we've found in recent weeks!!
Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here, to add to your collection, and
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Happy Collecting, and Happy Holidays, Ron & Kanae
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!
Korean War era.
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.
To be carried in pocket to light your smokes.
"RONSON NEWARK N.J USA" "RONSON WHIRL WIND US. PATS. RE.19, 023 2, 481, 195 CANADA PATENTS 2880148"
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
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.