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Nice 1973 Zippo Ship Lighter for USCG Cutter Hamilton WHEC-715 out of Boston, MA
ARTIFACT: This is a nice 1973 Zippo ship lighter for US Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WHEC-715). The Hamilton was based in Boston MA and named for Alexander Hamilton, the first United States Secretary of the Treasury and founder of the United States Revenue Cutter Service. The ship has served a variety of missions with distinction, from assisting in the Vietnam war from 1969-70 to drug busts as soon as 2007.
VINTAGE: Circa 1973
SIZE: Appr: 2-1/4" x 1-1/2" x 1/2"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome plated brass, Flint
MARKINGS: BRADFORD PA, l ZIPPO
ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Coast Guard collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay12/07/20 VCDX17 LAAEX8/17
CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): Amazing condition, only light scratching.