Archive for January, 2009

Personalized Zippo Lighters

Monday, January 19th, 2009

75 years ago, the Zippo Manufacturing Company was founded in Bradford, Pennsylvania by George G. Blaisdell. The Zippo lighter got its name because George liked the sound of the word zipper.

Zippo lighters are available in a large variety of designs. These range from different colors and finishes to different symbols and logos. There are shiny, , , , , sports Zippos, and much, much more. You name it and Zippo probably has a lighter for it.

Zippos are extremely popular to collect and give as gifts. There are collectors in countries all around the world. These lighters have many uses other than simply the use as a cigarette lighter. These include collecting, lighting fires, use as emergency lights, advertising, and more. There are also numerous tricks that people have learned to perform with Zippos. No matter what your reason is for getting a Zippo, personalizing it will make it even more special.

An makes a great gift for a Zippo collector, smoker, or just about anyone else. Personalizing a Zippo with initials, a name, date, or a message gives it a sentimental value for its owner and can be a reminder of a memorable or important occasion. It adds a unique touch and makes it more meaningful than just a regular lighter. Treat yourself to a Zippo or give one as a gift to friends, family, or co-workers for birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions.