500.000.000 Zippo: normal flight!
Today the company Zippo, undoubtedly one of the most solemn days in the history and the double anniversary. June 5 marks 117 years since the birth of the founder of the company and the man who gave the world a pocket fire - George Blaisdell. And today the company officially announces the release of the 500 millionth Zippo lighter in 1932!
The company noted that the date of release of the most unique lighters of all time, which will not be no one :) This will be marked with a cigarette lighter engraved with the date and serial number. This lighter will have a serial number of one (1) and take the place of honor in the museum of Zippo.
In addition to the lighters Number One, will be released 50,000 of collectable lighters brushed chrome finish and 10.000 - Armor Plate high polish. All lighters will be numbered and will have a special anniversary stamp on the bottom that says '500 million 'and dated June 5, 2012.
ZippoCollector.ru portal is pleased to congratulate all Russian first (and certainly not only Russian) collectors and fans of the brand Zippo on this occasion! And of course, our most sincere congratulations to the company Zippo Manufacturing Co, which has united us all in love is easy, secure, perfect subject - lighter Zippo.
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Congratulations! Zippo, burn :)
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- Kristian Pope «Zippo Lighters: An Identification and Price Guide»
- Michael Grimaldi «And You Thought Zippo Only Made Lighters, volume 1"
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