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

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

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lighter
date made
around 2013
user
Wolverine
maker
Zippo Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Bradford
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
ID Number
2014.0076.05
accession number
2014.0076
catalog number
2014.0076.05
subject
X-Men
Movie
Entertainment, Film
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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