Zippo dating chart
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While the information for dating a Zippo is widely available, it isn't that handy to find it all in a single location.
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Newports and Camels now are all A8 or B8 at my store. The only difference is they don't skip I anymore and there's no M.
I'm pretty sure the only codes that are up to date on this list are PM and Santa Fe.
From 1957-1965 the code configuration on the slim lighters differed from the regular lighters (See Date Code Chart below). The appearance of the word "Zippo" in the bottom stamp provides another clue to dating.The Zippo script logo was developed in the late 40s and was phased-in on the lighter bottom stamp around 1955. About 13.5 million lighters were produced by Zippo Canada.The bottom stamp differs by having Niagara Falls, Ontario rather than Bradford, PA on it.There have been three major changes, as shown in inset.From 1933 to the mid 50s the word Zippo was stamped in block letters. From August, 1949 through July, 2002 Zippos were also produced in Niagara Falls, Canada - the only place other than Bradford, PA where they were ever produced.
As with most collectibles, the date of manufacture of a Zippo lighter often affects its value.