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On the LIGHTER Side Convention: Summer 2019

Join On The LIGHTER Side for the 33rd Annual Convention

(Open to the public) in Elizabeth, New Jersey on June 22nd, 2019 from 10:00 am-3:30 pm!


Check back for more information regarding exclusive hotel room rates and preferred dining venues when in town! 

OTLS was founded in 1983 with 3 members. This club is for collectors of any type lighter — Ronson, Zippo, Evans, European, etc. We also have a few members who collect other categories of tobacciana, such as ashtrays, smoking stands, Case & Zippo knives (Case Knife Co. is now owned by Zippo).

On the LIGHTER Side Convention Schedule:

Convention Located in the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
Thursday, June 20, 2019: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  SALON H
Friday & Saturday, June 21 & 22, 2019:  - all day each day SALON EFG
Saturday night: Members Only Dinner -  SALON FGH

For any information from June 20 - 23, ask for Judith Sanders, Convention Chairman at the Renaissance.  Also for information please see for convention details.

On The LIGHTER Side is a club for all kinds of cigarette and cigar lighters. 

Please email Judith Sanders at for any questions.

Thank you to all that attended the OTLS Convention this past Summer. We hope you enjoyed, see you next time!


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