IMCO is one of the oldest pocket lighter manufacturers in history. Julius Meister founded in 1907 the Austrian button and metal goods factory, Julius Meister & Co (JMCO). In 1918, After the first world war, they began producing petrol lighters. The busniss was a success and IMCO made millions of lighters until 2012. IMCO is known around the world for their high quality. They always work.
“IMCO®, the World’s Supreme Lighter since 1918!”
This lighter features an automatic side-push action to open and light the lighter. The fuel tank can be withdrawn from the lighter after being ignited, so it’s easier to light a (tobacco) pipe or use it as a candle. There were many variations in patterns and colours. This lighter features a Dutch scene and is extremely rare.