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Fact - The codes on the bottom stamp are date codes indicating when the lighter was manufactured. The Roman Numerals at the bottom of the lighter indicate the length of prison sentence. The letters on the bottom stamp indicate their crime "R" for Rape, "M" for murder, etc.
Fact - Lighters are manufactured in Bradford, PA by employees who are paid for their service to the company.
Zippo Click provides an opportunity for serious and casual collectors alike to share their interest in Zippo lighters.
For many, collecting Zippo lighters has become a hobby, and for some, it has even become a business.
Some individuals believe that an "A" lighter is better than an "H" lighter.
For date codes including Roman numerals, the higher the Roman numeral, the higher the quality.
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Myth - The codes on the bottom indicate the quality of the lighter.
Zippo Manufacturing Company makes no claim as to how much a single lighter, however old or in whatever condition, is worth.
Several books have been published about Zippo lighters and lighter collecting. For the latest information about Zippo lighter collecting, visit Booth President and CEO Zippo Manufacturing Company Since its opening in 199C the Zippo/Case Visitors Center has attracted well over a million visitors from more than 120 countries. Case & Sons Cutlery, a subsidiary of Zippo since 1993, produces a legendary product, which has become one of the most collectible items in the world. Call the visitors' information line at (888) GGB-1932, or visit for information.
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