This black tinted glass ashtray measures approximately 6" x 3"
and has a shiny silver imprinted design with a glaring red flame.
This slogan was used from 1958 to 1960 and helps dating this rare and unique ashtray...
...which shows a slim Zippo lighter that were added to the product line in 1956.
The new Zippo Out-a-Matic Ash Tray #5700
The Out-a-Matic ashtray was invented
by Harold R. Carper from Canada in
1967 and added to the product line in
1970. But due to poor sales this item
was discontinued in less than 2 years.
The ashtray was packaged in a white
styrofoam shell for protection sitting
in a outside cardboard box.
The ashtray measures 6" x 6" x 1 5/8" and had the product number 5700.
The patent number 3.351.069 can be found on the bottom of the ashtray.
The original guarantee card with instructions for operation.
A sales sheet for the Out-a-Matic ashtray from 1970
In 1972 after less than two years the Out-a-Matic ashtray was already discontinued.
a 1980's round black plastic ashtray
a glass ashtry with imprinted Windy design in red from the 1990's
another black plastic ashtray from the 1990's
a black plastic ashtray from 2002 with a 70th anniversary imprint