The first matte lighter (black) was introduced into Zippo's stock line in 1984. Soon after the first introduction of the matte lighter four more colors were introduced: blue, burgundy, green, and grey. In 1985, the Zippo logo was imprinted on the lighter and a border was added.
All Zippo windproof lighters are American made in our Bradford, PA factory.
The Matte Lighters are created with a powder coat that is applied electrostatically to the brass case. All Zippo windproof lighters are made in our factory in Bradford, PA.
The matte lighters have a standard case shape featuring rounded corners and top with a flat bottom. The exterior of the case has a smooth matte finish that is applied with a powder coat.
A distinctive lasered five-barrel hinge authenticates this lighter as genuine Zippo.
The matte lighter has a standard insert with 16 holes in the chimney (8 per side).
The matte lighter has a distinctive lasered bottom stamp authenticating this matte lighter as genuine Zippo.
Unless otherwise stated, every Zippo windproof lighter is packaged in the 'one box'. The patented 'one box' is attractive, easy to handle, and designed to display more of the lighter than ever.
|Slim Lighter||Classic Lighter||1935 Replica Lighter||Vintage Lighter||1941 Replica Lighter||Armor Lighter|
|Weight||1.5 oz.||2.0 oz.||2.0 oz.||2.0 oz.||2.0 oz.||2.4 oz.|
|Packaging||'One Box'||'One Box'||'One Box' with silver foil lid||'One Box' with special 'Vintage' I-card||'One Box' with silver foil lid||'One Box'|