Mint, Unfired 1966 USN Factory-Engraved Zippo Ship Lighter for USS Kawishiwi AO-146
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Mint, Unfired 1966 USN Factory-Engraved Zippo Ship Lighter for USS Kawishiwi AO-146

Code: usnpg60146ao


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a near mint and unfired circa 1966 United States Navy ship Zippo lighter for the USS Kawashiwi AO-146. Launched December 11, 1954, the Kawashiwi was an oiler that served in South Vietnam between 1965 and 1967. This lighter was factory-engraved.

VINTAGE: Circa 1966.

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: IIII ZIPPO IIII BRADFORD PA PAT. 2517191 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. ebay VFJX14 LCBEX5/14 SeCGJX10/15

CONDITION: 9+ (Near Mint-): The lighter is near mint.

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