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There have been three major changes, as shown in inset.
There are a few quick ways to tell a Zippo's true age.
And '50-present have 5-barrel internal hinges, except for some special editions I have seen with 4-barrels, but are newer replicas with the appropriate date codes on the bottom.
Blaisdell would be amazed to One night in 1933 above a garage in Bradford, Pennsylvania, George G.
Booth President and CEO know that today thousands of Zippo lighter collectors all over the world communicate through collectors' clubs, newsletters, e-mail and web pages, and get together at shows, conventions, and the biennial Zippo/Case International Swap Meet.