The Zippo Manufacturing Company started featuring at the bottom of the lighter case, on the left side of the logo, the month code in the center, and the year stamped in Roman numerals (XVI).
At the turn of the new century, Zippo Manufacturing Company introduced a new and easier way to recognize the date codes. Blaisdell, founder of the Zippo Manufacturing Company, the Zippo lighter carries a 100% lifetime guarantee on any problem that might arise with any Zippo lighter.
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