1968 Zippo USN Lighter USS Tripoli LPH-10 C.O. Inscription 2nd Vietnam Tour
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1968 Zippo USN Lighter USS Tripoli LPH-10 C.O. Inscription 2nd Vietnam Tour

Code: usnpg60010lph


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a beautiful circa 1968 United States Navy ship Zippo lighter for the USS Tripoli LPH-10 with a factory-engraved presentation from the Commanding Officer, Captain D. B. Shelton. Launched July 31, 1965, the Tripoli was an amphibious assault ship that was on its 2nd Combat Tour in Vietnam at this time. The Tripoli had a total of 3 Combat Tours in Vietnam, and went on to serve in the Arabian Sea from 1990 to 1995. She was decommissioned in 1995.

VINTAGE: Circa 1968.

SIZE: Approximately 2-1/4" height and 1-1/2" width and 1/2" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome-plated brass, painted details.

ATTACHMENT: Hinge.

MARKINGS: III ZIPPO III BRADFORD PA on bottom.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a 1960s United States Navy ship lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VEJX14 LBBEX5/14 SevBHJX9/18

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The lighter has only some light wear.

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