"Zippo" Pocket Lighter

"Zippo" Pocket Lighter

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Object Name
lighter
date made
1943 - 1945
patent date
1936-03-03
maker
Zippo Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Bradford
Physical Description
stainless steel (outer case, inner case, cam material)
iron (flint wheel material)
brass (cam rivet, flint spring tip and screw material)
copper (flint wheel rivet material)
cotton or rayon (wick, wadding material)
felt (felt pad material)
Measurements
overall, box: 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
1983.0394.02
catalog number
1983.0394.02
accession number
1983.0394
Credit Line
Gift of Zippo Manufacturing Company
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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