Engraved Lighters from Vietnam

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Recently, Cowan’s Auctions featured a lot of over 280 Vietnam-era lighters carried by soldiers during the conflict.  As seen in the small sampling below, these small objects reflect many different attitudes by the men who fought in the war.  All of them were recovered from Vietnam meaning that either they were lost there, or their owners were.

The collection sold for $35,250.

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