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