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The Evans Book: Lighters, Compacts, Perfumers and Handbags

Larry Clayton

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This book is an eye-catching tribute to the beautiful and highly-regarded products of The Evans Case Company, both an early leader and the last major American manufacturer of cigarette lighters. Over 750 color photographs, images, and advertisements display many marvelous examples of The Evans Case Company's handiwork. While lighters in their many forms receive the most attention, the company's compacts, perfumers, and handbags are also well displayed.Also included in the text are a history of the company, newspaper articles, catalog pages and advertisements, and patent drawings. Rounding out the presentation, prices are provided in the captions for the items displayed. The prices listed cover objects in both good and mint conditions.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 750 color photos | Price Guide | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764306419

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Larry Clayton is knowledgeable collector and author who calls the beautiful Chesapeake Bay area home.