18th International Lighter Convention in Krefeld, 2017

On the 13th of May 2017 the 18th International Lighter Convention in Krefeld, Germany will take place! Table holders can set-up from 9:00 to 10:00 AM. More info can be obtained from Grahame Martin: grahame.martin@t-online.de. I hope to be there!

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An interview with a collector: Flavio

Today, I have the distinct pleasure of introducing you to Flavio a dedicated Ronson collector from Italy. He has probably the biggest collection of Ronson lighters in the world. Enjoy his story! 

Can I ask you to briefly introduce yourself?…

He…

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An interview with a collector: Flavio

Today, I have the distinct pleasure of introducing you to Flavio a dedicated Ronson collector from Italy. He has probably the biggest collection of Ronson lighters in the world. Enjoy his story! 

Can I ask you to briefly introduce yourself?…

He…

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17th International Lighter Convention in Krefeld, Germany

On the 7th of May (Saturday) 2016 the 17th International
Lighter Convention in Krefeld, Germany will take place. Table holders
can setup from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. More info can be obtained from
Grahame Martin: grahame.martin@t-online.de. I hope to…

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An interview with a collector: Eldon Baldwin

I am happy to start a new series of posts in form of interviews with lighter collectors around the world. I am starting with Eldon Baldwin a US citizen who not only has a stunning collection of lighters but also the expertise in making wonderful pic…

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An interview with a collector: Eldon Baldwin

I am happy to start a new series of posts in form of interviews with lighter collectors around the world. I am starting with Eldon Baldwin a US citizen who not only has a stunning collection of lighters but also the expertise in making wonderful pic…

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Wills’s Cigarette Cards: Automatic Cigarette Lighter and Safety Matches, 1926

These two British cigarette trade cards were issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills (tobacco manufacturer) in 1926. They are part of the 50 Wills’s Cigarettes 3rd series cards called “Do You Know”. In the UK, Wills in 1887 were one of the first companies to include advertising cards with their cigarettes.

The first card (no. 28) shows the anatomy of an "automatic lighter" (actually it is a semi-automatic

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Wills’s Cigarette Cards: Automatic Cigarette Lighter and Safety Matches, 1926

These two British cigarette trade cards were issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills (tobacco manufacturer) in 1926. They are part of the 50 Wills’s Cigarettes 3rd series cards called “Do You Know”. In the UK, Wills in 1887 were one of the first companies to include advertising cards with their cigarettes.

The first card (no. 28) shows the anatomy of an "automatic lighter" (actually it is a semi-automatic

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