1975 Slim Zippo USN Lighter for the So. Atl. Force, US Atl. Fleet w/ Inscription from Commander
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1975 Slim Zippo USN Lighter for the So. Atl. Force, US Atl. Fleet w/ Inscription from Commander

Code: usnpg70003afl

$85.00




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ARTIFACT: 1975 Slim Zippo United States Navy Lighter for the South Atlantic Force, US Atlantic Fleet in Unfired, Near Mint Condition. The reverse of the lighter displays an inscription from the Commander of the unit during Unitas XVI when the US was training Naval Officers. The front of the Zippo shows a blue painted shield with four stars in the upper left corner, the center bears a scroll that reads: "LIBERTAS IN UNITAS". Above the shield it reads: "SOUTH ATLANTIC FORCE" and below: "UNITED STATES ATLANTIC FLEET". The reverse inscription reads: "TO MRS. R. C. HILL FROM USCOMSOLANT UNITAS XVI"

VINTAGE: Circa 1975

SIZE: Approximately 1 ¼" x 2 ¼"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, paint

ATTACHMENT: Hinge

MARKINGS: "////ZIPPO/// BRADFORD PA" on bottom; Cartridge: "FOR BEST RESULTS USE ZIPPO FLINTS AND FLUID ZIPPO MFG CO BRADFORD, PA MADE IN ZIPPO U. S. A."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEM15 LAAEX7/15

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent&emdash;Near Mint): The lighter shows mild surface/storage wear, chrome is bright, nearly all painted details remain fully intact, unfired, near mint condition.

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