Cigar Lighter Patent Model

Cigar Lighter Patent Model

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Object Name
lighter, cigar
Other Terms
Lighter; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
1879
patent date
1880-05-25
inventor
Megill, Edward L.
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
associated place
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Physical Description
metal, white (overall material)
brass (spring for feeding percussion tape material)
cotton (tinder cord material)
priming material (percussion tape material)
paper (percussion tape material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 1.27 cm x 9.8425 cm x 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL.330415
catalog number
330415
patent number
227,987
accession number
88881
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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