Cigarette Lighter

Cigarette Lighter

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Object Name
Other Terms
Lighter; Fire Making Apparatus
date made
after 1928
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (case, exterior decoration material)
enamel (exterior decoration material)
chrome plate (thumb piece, plunger, snuffer arm, ears, top plate material)
steel (spark wheel material)
cotton (wick, wadding material)
overall: 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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