Great 1954 Dated "Reddy Kilowatt" Zippo Lighter from Bangor, Maine Hydro Plant Dedication
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Great 1954 Dated "Reddy Kilowatt" Zippo Lighter from Bangor, Maine Hydro Plant Dedication

Code: lzp40000

$395.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a great 1954 dated Zippo lighter featuring a factory-engraved "Reddy Kilowatt" for Bangor, Maine's E. M. Graham hydro-electric station dedication. Reddy was the premier American mascot of electricity since 1926, and was created by Ashton B. Collins, Sr. He was featured in different media, including a movie and a comic strip. The lighter is chrome-plated with a steel case and insert.

VINTAGE: Circa 1954.

SIZE: Approximately 2-3/16" in height, 1-1/2" in width, and 1/2" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome-plated with steel, red painted details.

ATTACHMENT: N/A.

MARKINGS: ZIPPO MFG. CO. BRADFORD, PA. MADE IN ZIPPO U.S.A. PAT. 2517191 PAT. PEND.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a lighter collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay MEJX99 LEEJX1/11 SLCIEX02/02/20

CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): The lighter is in nice shape with some light abrasions. Most of the painted details have worn away and there is a small rust spot on one side.

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