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Rare Vintage Ronson Paragon Advertising Strike Pocket Lighter - Figure 2 For Sale

Rare Vintage Ronson Paragon Advertising Strike Pocket Lighter - Figure 2

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Rare Vintage Ronson Paragon Advertising Strike Pocket Lighter - Figure 2:

Rare Vintage Ronson Paragon Advertising Strike Pocket Lighter - Figure 2Figure 2 in the Ronson book by Urban Cummings. First manufactured 1913. Measures 2 1/4" H x 1 1/8" W x 1/2" D. Nickel plating is in good condition, with a few spots of wear which is to be expected for a lighter that's over 100 years old! Advertisement for "J.J. Hockenjos Co". A quick search of the web shows that this business was incorporated in 1901 and that the business "carry always a heavy and choice stock of white lead, paints, oils, varnishes, brushes, window-glass, lamps and chimneys, factory supplies, machinery oils, etc". The company was located in Newark, New Jersey, which makes sense since Ronson was also headquartered in Newark. I am not sure if the company is still in business.
One side of the lighter is stamped "PARAGON, A Model of Perfection, Trade Mark Reg". The other side is stamped "Pat PDG, The Art Metal Works, Newark, N.J.". Original strike wand screws out and in. Missing flint strip.
Please review all pics carefully, as they are part of the description. Also, please ask any questions you may have before placing a offer.
I ship to addresses in the USA only. FREE USPS Priority Mail SHIPPING. Note that I typically ship within one business day of payment. However, once the package is in the Post Office's possession, I no longer have any control over how fast it gets to you. I had a package that took 19 days to get to me that was mailed from Massachusetts (I'm in Michigan). So please be patient. They all get there eventually. And if not, you will obviously get a full refund. All of my sold listings get updated with the tracking label as soon as I purchase the shipping label
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