Vintage Zippo

Safe driving awards Zippo: Lighter truck drivers

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

The cargo and transport U.S. companies since the mid-20th century was a very developed system of rewards for accident-free driving - drivers are awarded for a year, three or five years of accident-free driving, it can be silver pins, badges, medals, and, of course, lighter Zippo.

Here are three such wonderful specimen from my collection - 1948, 1956 and 1957. Belonged to the American Trucker, hitting years without accidents:

Older Zippo 1940

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Two favorite Zippo from my collection, 1940 and 1947: