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Another Lighter Find - SAC 4th Strategic Support SQDN.

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I added another Japanese made Vulcan lighter to my collection today. I had to take the day off from work to go to the doctor, and since I was close to the DFW area, I figured I'd check out a couple of antique malls I visit from time-to-time. I'm sure glad I did! I found this little well worn gem stuck in the back of a crowded display case. It is very used and not in the best shape as you can see, but I was very happy to find it.


Here's a shot of the front side.


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The back is engraved to the 4th Strategic Support Squadron from back when SAC was still in the transport business. A quick look on Google tells me that the 4th SS SQDN was only at Dyess from 1957 - 1961 so this one is pretty old.


Thanks for looking :)







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Nice find! I love these lighters even though I don't personally have any in my collection. Thanks for sharing!


I am an amateur collector of US military items of the 20th century.


Looking for items related to:

-The Aleutian Island Campaign of WW2, Alaskan Theater, Alaska Defense Command, and more specifically the Battle of Attu

-Items related to the 50th Combat Engineer Regiment/Battalion

-Items related to Wheelus Air Force Base Libya, particularly from 1957-1960

-WW2 items belonging to service members from Northern Virginia

-WW2 Uniforms (all branches and services)

-Cheap/Throwaway WW2 named uniforms

-Smaller WW2 Groupings

-7th Infantry Division Items

-WW2 Photos and Letters (all branches, theaters, services, etc)


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