backside of the shadowbox reads:
5, 1895 - October 3, 1978
1932, George Grant Blaisdell founded Zippo
Company in Bradford Pa.
first Zippo windproof lighter was produced early the
operated his beloved company under a very basic
your product with integrity, stand behind it 100%, and
success will follow."
four hundred million Zippo lighters later, that same
principle is still true today.
original design remains virtually unchanged, and every
Zippo lighter still carries
world famous Zippo Guarantee that "It works
or we fix it free."
lighters are among the most collected pieces of 20th
a tribute to Blaisdell and his invention.
high polish chrome commemorative lighter features a
classic portrait of
Blaisdell holding his iconic creation, photo etched on
a black anodized aluminium chip.
the flame still burns bright and the Blaisdell legacy
2003 Club Collectible