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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.