Disposable lighters


  • Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner

    was in invented by a German chemist named Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner in 1823. it was called Dobereiner's lamp.
  • modern lighters

    in 1903 Carl Auer von Welsbach made a modern lighters possible
  • Pist-O-Liter

    ronson released the first Pist-O-Liter
  • Wonderlite.

    the Ronson company developed its first lighter called Wonderlite. which was a permanent match style of lighters.
  • world war 1

    in world war 1 the soldiers used wasted cartridges and glowing wooden blocks to make an improvised type of lighter instead of matches because they freared that the initial sparks.
  • Zippo lighters have been produced.

    1933 over 400,000,000 Zippo lighters have been produced.
  • 1949 to 2002

    from 1949 to 2002 the zippo was produced in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
  • 2001

    In 2001, according to the fall 2003 issue of IUP Magazine, a 1933 model was purchased for $18,000 at a swap meet in Tokyo,
  • Zippo announced plans to purchase Ronson Consumer

    In 2009 Zippo announced plans to purchase Ronson Consumer Products Corporation a long-time competitor in the lighter market
  • February 3, 2010

    On February 3, 2010, the deal was finalized.
  • invented

    first lighters were invented in the 16th century
  • 19th century.

    it was a highly dangerous and was very large. it fell out of popularty by the end of the 19th century.