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Zippo Timeline
YearRegular Size
Lighter
Regular Size
Lighter
Slim Size
Lighter
Slim Size
Lighter
SideLeft Side Right Side Left Side Right Side
1933-36 PAT. PENDING n/an/a
1937-49 PAT. 2032695 n/an/a
1942-46 PAT. #203695 (Stamped in error)
(Black Crackle only)
n/an/a
It can be confusing...
Several stamp configurations that were used from 1949-1957 overlapped.
Some zippos produced between 1955-57 were date coded.
Complete date coding was in full swing by 1959.
1950-56 PAT. 2517191 n/an/a
1957 PAT. 2517191 . . . . . . . .
1958 Patent
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2517191
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1986 G to L I I G to L I I
1987 A to L I I I A to L I I I
1988 A to L I V A to L I V
1989 A to L V A to L V
1990 A to L V I A to L V I
1991 A to L V I I A to L V I I
1992 A to L V I I I A to L V I I I
1993 A to L I X A to L I X
1994 A to L X A to L X
1995 A to L X I A to L X I
1996 A to L X I I A to L X I I
1997 A to L X I I I A to L X I I I
1998 A to L X I V A to L X I V
1999 A to L X V A to L X V
2000 A to L X V I A to L X V I
2001 A to L 01 A to L 01
2002 A to L 02 A to L 02
2003 A to L 03 A to L 03
2004 A to L 04 A to L 04
2005 A to L 05 A to L 05
2006 A to L 06 A to L 06
2007 A to L 07 A to L 07
2008 A to L 08 A to L 08
2009 A to L 09 A to L 09
2010 A to L 10 A to L 10
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