Title: United States Coast Guard Bark EAGLE Scripto lighter, after 1955 |
Accession Number: 2005.19.99
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES - PERSONAL GEAR
Maker: Scripto Manufacturing Company
Date: after 1955
Materials: metal; plastic
Description: Lighter; U.S. Coast Guard bark EAGLE (built as HORST WESSEL, 1936) Scripto lighter owned by USCG sailor Peter Kolasa, after 1955; cigarette lighter, thin rectangular case with rounded top corners, top attachd with hinge, 1/2 inch blue band around middle, transparent lower portion shows silver profile model of the EAGLE under sail, mounted on blue card; printed on bottom "MADE IN U.S.A/ U.S. PAT/ D-180,401/ 2,881,608/ CANADA/ PAT 1960/ R.D. 57"; printed on chimney "VU-LIGHTER/ by/ Scripto/ INC."
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