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Admin08.08.2021

Dating Zippos

Blaisdell founded Zippo Manufacturing Company in 1932, and produced the first Zippo lighter in early 1933, being inspired by an Austrian cigarette lighter of similar design made by IMCO.
3700
Admin25.07.2021

Zippo Codes

After his passing, his daughters, Harriett B.
10010
Admin13.08.2021

Date Codes

Zippo put no code on the bottom of a 1965 slim, so that both the regular and slim size lighters would have the same code from then on.
2709
Admin03.09.2021

Date Codes

The first lighters made by Zippo were much squarer than those seen today as originally the lighter cases were made from tubing with the base soldered on.
9605
Admin25.07.2021

Dating Zippos

1942-1946 This lighter has the original paint intact.
702
Admin06.08.2021

Date Codes

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304
Admin22.08.2021

Date Codes

Their fervor and dedication to the brand is unparalleled.
305
Admin29.08.2021

Dating Zippo Lighters

Also, some lighters produced between 1955-57 were date coded, however, specifics remain unclear.
4102
Admin02.09.2021

Date Codes

The modern design features a combination of rich and rugged textures, like leather and brick, and a mix of vintage artwork and lifestyle photography.
6702
Admin28.06.2021

Dating Zippos

It was incorporated into the bottom stamp in 1980.
5809
Admin09.07.2021

Dating Zippo Lighters

The "Canned bottom" where the base of the lighter is indented.
4707