Ca. 1959 78th Rifle Co. USMC Reserve Zippo w/ Factory Engraving & Applied EGA Named to Bob Hummer
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Ca. 1959 78th Rifle Co. USMC Reserve Zippo w/ Factory Engraving & Applied EGA Named to Bob Hummer

Code: mcpg50078rcr

$175.00

Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: Circa 1959 78th Rifle Company United States Marine Corps Reserve, factory-engraved Zippo lighter named to Bob Hummer. The lighter features a brushed finish and reads: "BOB HUMMER 78th RIFLE CO. USMCR" with a nicely detailed, factory-applied eagle, globe, and anchor beneath.

VINTAGE: Circa 1959

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/16" x 1-1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Brushed, chrome-plated brass, steel, cotton wick

ATTACHMENT: Hinged lid

MARKINGS: "BRADFORD, PA. · · · ZIPPO · · · · ® PAT 2517191"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Zippo collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MCEV16 LAGEX6/16

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The lighter shows minor to moderate wear mostly to top corner of lid, light surface scratches, the EGA shows handsome patina, overall very fine condition

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