Dating canadian zippos
Zippos had a flat bottom until 1946 when the bottoms were indented.
From 1957-1965 the code configuration on the slim lighters differed from the regular lighters (See Date Code Chart below). The appearance of the word "Zippo" in the bottom stamp provides another clue to dating.If the Zippo is 1958 or later, check the Date Code Chart to find the year and, frequently, month of production. Please note: early Zippos in particular were prone to hinge failure.Many of the early hinges were replaced, as have been some later ones, so the hinge barrel count is not always absolutely accurate as it is possible a repair replacement has been made.There have been three major changes, as shown in inset.From 1933 to the mid 50s the word Zippo was stamped in block letters. From August, 1949 through July, 2002 Zippos were also produced in Niagara Falls, Canada - the only place other than Bradford, PA where they were ever produced.This is a very rare example of a Town & Country lighter.
Manufactured prior to the official release of the T & C lighters.
Each one was different due to multiple artists doing the work.
These early lighters are extremely rare in mint condition.
It has been gently used, but it's still a stunning lighter.
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