The Evans Case Company of North Attelboro, MA., producer
of Lady's handbags and accessories.
They had produced a popular line of lighters called Lift Arm lighters in the mid 1920's. When Evans produced lighters that violated Ronson's exclusive patent rights,
Ronson was forced to take action. Although it took several court cases and many years, Ronson's exclusive patent rights were upheld and the Evans company had to pay
Ronson a royalty for every lighter they produced, 'till they patented their own operating mechanism.
Ladies Purse and Lighter set with box