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Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection.
We are OUT OF THE OFFICE, and UNABLE TO SHIP for the Next FEW WEEKS!!!
We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE Leaving Tuesday 09/13/22 and will be UNABLE TO SHIP for a period of AT LEAST 3 THREE WEEKS!!
Once we leave, on TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13th, even though our office will have a skeleton staff, we will be UNABLE TO SHIP until our return in EARLY OCTOBER.
We will be HAPPY TO ACCEPT YOUR ORDERS during this time, and will promptly mark any ordered Artifacts as SOLD.
REGULAR SHIPPING will resume when we RETURN to the Office on or about WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5th.
SEE YOU AT THE MAX IN YORK, PA on SEPTEMBER 15TH, 16TH, & 17TH!
We look forward to serving your collecting needs, Ron & Kana
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.
Circa early WWII.
Approximately: 2-1/4" in height x 1-1/2" in width x 1/2" in depth.
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION:
Steel with coin silver coins and brass insignia affixed.
To be carried in pocket to light your smokes.
"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."
This is from a Zippo collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MBEX17 LCIEX7/17 SCIEX05/15/21
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.