Made in USA. Semi automatic action when you close the case (needs Fluid!!!). This is a wick and flint/fluid style . Lighter pops opens and closes good .. Case opens and shuts nice and spring hinges that hold down the cigarettes are working perfect. This case lighter is highly valued and in mint condition. Comes with original purple Royal Case Lite Pocket. Please Remove flint for storage if its going to be for display and stored for long periods of time. Great lighter to add to you collection!!!!