Tag Archives: Lighters

Cigar Tip Cutters and Lighters of the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century

Cigar Tip Cutters and Lighters of the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century

By Michael Eckles Preparing to smoke a fine cigar can be a long and luxurious process that involves a series of steps and accessories to ensure it will smoke as intended. Two of the most important tools for the cigar aficionado, and for today’s collector, are the cigar cutter and lighter. From the end of […]

Collecting with Jeff: January 2017

Lighters By Jeff Figler “Got a light?” Oh, how famous that expression is, although it is not as common today as in the past. But most people are well aware of what a BIC is. BIC, by the way, is the largest lighter manufacturer in the world. It claims to sell about 1.9 billion lighters […]

The Celebrity Collector: Victor Alfieri – Zippo lighters

The Celebrity Collector: Victor Alfieri - Zippo lighters

The Celebrity Collector: Victor Alfieri – Zippo lighters Italian Film Star and Former Daytime Drama Heartthrob Victor Alfieri Collects Zippo Lighters; He Has About 230, In Italy & The U.S. By Ken Hall Fans of daytime television will recognize the name Victor Alfieri as the Italian heartthrob who played on Days of Our Lives (1996-98) […]