Elgin American Lighter Cigarette Case with Engraved Name "Lowell."
Elgin American Lighter Cigarette Case with the Engraved Name "Lowell".
The Illinois Watch Case Company of Elgin, Illinois (and subsidiary Elgin American) should not be confused with the Elgin [National] Watch Company.
The Illinois Watch Case Company (1890 - 1963) made Elgin American products through a subsidiary. In 1896 Illinois Watch Case Company established a subsidiary, the Elgin American Novelty Company, that produced jewellery and lockets. In 1923 Elgin American entered the ladies’ compact field with a patented "powder box." They went on to make various kinds of jewellery, compacts, and lighters. Elgin American continued production until closing in the early 1960s.
Item Code - LIG6B284PVC
Lighter Alone - Width: 3 1/4" Height: 1/2" [thick] Depth: 4 3/4"
Weight: 162 g
Within Box - Width: 6 7/8" Height: 1 1/8" [thick] Depth: 4 3/4"
Weight: 465 g