Zippo dating marks
There were leather wrapped versions, plain brass ones, and special models made on the day Zippo crafted its 500 millionth lighter (June 5, 2012). Kelvinator received white Zippo lighters that looked like miniature refrigerators.
The code, which is stamped on the bottom of every Zippo, displays the year and the month the lighter was made.
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While the marks have changed over time, the system makes dating a Zippo very easy.
Think you found one from the mid-1900s at the flea market? With the date code in place, collecting old Zippos is as easy as collecting old coins.