Wolverine's lighter from X-Men: Days of Future Past


Lighter used by Hugh Jackman in his role as Logan/Wolverine in the 2014 film X-Men: Days of Future Past. Jackman originated the role of Wolverine on screen in 2000 and reappears in the five subsequent films in the series leading up to Days of Future Past. The film earned over $747 million worldwide, making it the 6th highest grossing film of 2014.

The character of Wolverine originated in the world of Marvel Comics in 1974. Considered an antihero for his darker nature and brute force, Wolverine became one of the most popular characters in the X-men comics. Despite his healing abilities and heightened senses, the three retractable bone claws he has in each hand best characterize Wolverine’s capabilities.

Date Made: around 2013

User: WolverineMaker: Zippo Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Bradford

General Subject Association: X-MenSubject: MovieEntertainment, Film


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2014.0076.05Accession Number: 2014.0076Catalog Number: 2014.0076.05

Object Name: lighter

Physical Description: metal (overall material)cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 in x 1 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 3.175 cm x 1.27 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-203a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1462900

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