Vintage Cigarette Lighters

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Dur-O-Lite Pencil Co.

Melrose Park, IL - Chicago, IL

Dur-O-Lite was registered as a trademark in 1927 and the company manufactured mainly mechanical pencils from the 1920s into the 1990s. During this time the company also manufactured some cigarette lighters. John P. Lynn was a founder of the company and was long associated with Dur-O-Lite. Lynn had earlier been a founder of the Autopoint Company which was Dur-O-Lite's main competitor.