Zippo Desk Lighter

Article submitted by Rob Giarretta Sometimes you find an unusual Zippo and it’s immediately apparent what it is. Sometimes, it takes a little longer to figure out. This one was definitely the latter. What we have here isn’t flashy or elegant. It’s simple and utilitarian. It’s also a significant part of Zippo’s history. At first […]

Bottom Stamps

The bottom stamps in the above photo are quite possibly the most exciting for the collector to find.  The lighter on the bottom is a 1935 and features “PAT PENDING” which Zippo used until sometime in 1936, at which time the Patent number 2032695 was added. We will do a thorough article on bottom stamps […]