The case is made of chrome plated nickel-silver, and it has the same size like models today. Various combinations of dots and slashes are now stamped on the bottom of all lighters.The insert has a 16 hole chimney and the flintwheel has slash teeth. These marks indicated the year the lighter was manufactured.Le procedure di registrazione e accesso supportano entrambe l'uso degli account Google e Facebook. This page is a general guide to the earliest Zippo lighters.These new Zippo lighters featured a canned bottom and an overall rounded look , still seen on current models.The 1946 model has a case that is 1/32 of an inch taller than the cases today.
Black crackle models made of steel with a four-barrel hinge are only produced this year. The first is the one which is used allready 1941 , the second has the " date-code-error" , which lost the 2 in the middle of the pat.number.
Both Brass and Chrome became scarce and Zippo had to use other materials.
The obvious choice was Steel, but this presents two problems.
It has one piece extended from the hinge that supplants the metal clips.
This variation with the flat bottom is only produced in 19.