1966 USS Hanson DD-832 USN Ship Zippo Factory Engraved. Near Mint in Box.
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1966 USS Hanson DD-832 USN Ship Zippo Factory Engraved. Near Mint in Box.

Code: lzp60001hrs

$175.00


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ARTIFACT: 1966 USS Hanson DD-832 United States Ship Zippo. The lighter is factory engraved showing a blue ribbon with a white number: "1" in the center above an image of the vessel coasting through the water, showing a white number: "832" and beneath it reads: "U.S.S. HANSON DD 832". The USS Hanson was launched during 1945 by Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The Destroyer was stationed among the fighting in Vietnam during 1966 and remained there providing artillery support for ground forces, helicopter refueling, guard and reconnaissance shore protection before being relieved of duty in January of 1967. This example is in near mint, unfired condition and comes in its original box with factory insert with directions for use.

VINTAGE: Circa 1966

SIZE: Approximately Case: 2-3/16" x 1-1/2": Box: 2-1/4" x 3-1/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, wick, cotton, cardboard, paper, paint

ATTACHMENT: Hinged lid

MARKINGS: "BRADFORD PA ││││ZIPPO ││││PAT. 2517181" on bottom of case; "FOR BEST RESULTS USE ZIPPO FLINTS AND FLUID", "ZIPPO MFG. CO BRADFORD, PA MADE IN ZIPPO U.S.A. PAT. 2517191" on cartridge

ITEM NOTES: This is from a USN lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VCJX16 LAGEX2/16

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent—Near Mint): The lighter shows minor wear and is near mint, unfired condition, with original box and factory insert.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.