Zippo was founded in Pennsylvania in 1932 by George G. Blaisdell who wanted to create a great looking lighter that would be easy to use. He obtained the rights for an Austrian windproof lighter with a removable top and re-designed it to his own requirements. Fascinated by another recent invention, the zipper, Blaisdell called his new lighter “Zippo”, and backed it with a Lifetime Guarantee “It works or we fix it free” which still accompanies every Zippo lighter today.
At Johnny’s Tobacconist, we stock a huge range of Zippo designs in both regular and slim sizes. If you can’t find one to suit your taste then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll try our best to source it for you.
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