Operations included the final set-up of the lighter case and insert, surface engraving, cleaning, repair clinic, Items such as packaging and instruction pamphlets, were all “Made in Canada” Dates and timelines about these changes, are VERY difficult to nail down to an exact date, but these are fairly close, based on written info by Zippo, as well as other collectors that have taken the time to share their knowledge with me.At this time, the insert stamp was on the bottom section of the insert.
I have seen some earlier stamping 1954 zippo cases, with this later insert, showing that zippo was using up all the older cases during late 1954.
Thousands of different styles and designs have been made in the eight decades since their introduction including military versions for specific regiments.
Since its invention Zippos have been sold around the world and have been described "a legendary and distinct symbol of Americana".
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These lighters are now sought after collector's items and popular souvenirs for visitors to Vietnam.Zippo lighters became popular in the United States military, especially during World War II — when, as the company's web site says, Zippo "ceased production of lighters for consumer markets and dedicated all manufacturing to the US military".Period Zippos were made of brass, but Zippo used a black crackle finished steel during the war years because of metal shortages.While the Zippo Manufacturing Company never had an official contract with the military, soldiers and armed forces personnel insisted that base exchange (BX) and post exchange (PX) stores carry this sought-after lighter.While it had previously been common to have Zippos with authorized badges, unit crests and division insignia, it became popular among the American soldiers of the Vietnam War to get their Zippos engraved with personal mottos.Zippo Canada opened in August 1949 and was the only place, other than Bradford, where Zippo lighters were produced.