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Ronson lighter flints belonging to Etta Moten Barnett

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Manufactured by:
Ronson Consumer Products Corporation, American, founded 1898  Search this
Owned by:
Etta Moten Barnett, American, 1901 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 11/16 × 1 1/8 in. (4.3 × 2.8 cm)
Type:
firesteels
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-2004
Description:
This is a card of Ronson lighter flints belonging to Etta Moten Barnett. It is a yellow plastic rectangular card with slots down the center to hold five flints. Two of the flints are missing. Raised black text across the top of the card reads “5 RONSON / FLINTS.” Ronson is underlined. Next to the vertical line of flints in their slots is small raised black text. It reads “Best for / every / lighter.” At the bottom of the card text reads “Extra / Length.”
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2022.13.1.70
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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Collection title:
Etta Moten Barnett Archive
Classification:
Tools and Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56cac9c86-c96d-43bb-b4f6-56fb8d6bc59d
EDAN-URL:
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