Rare Early WWII 1942 4 Barrel Hinge Military ETO Combat Engineer's Zippo Lighter
ARTIFACT: This is a rare early World War II 1942 barrel hinge military Zippo lighter carried by an ETO Combat Engineer. This was probably on the Beach of Normandy. It has three coins welded to it. This is a very scarce model with an incorrect patent number "203695.
VINTAGE: Circa WWII
SIZE: Appr: 2-1/4" x 1-1/2" x 1/2"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Steel
MARKINGS: "U.S. GEORGIVIS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX. GEORGIVIS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX. GEORGIVIS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP: ZIPPO MFG CO BRADFORD PA. ZIPPO. PAT 203695 MADE IN USA."
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Zippo collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEX17 LCIEX7/17 hldPENDINGRETURN11/18
CONDITION: 4- (Good-Very Good): There is a lot of wear on this, tarnish and rust, but has a very "been there" look.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.