The Replica lighters have been a popular model with customers since their first release in 1988. Several models have been created over the years and 3 models continue to be produced; 1935 Replica, Vintage Lighter, and 1941 Replica.
All Zippo windproof lighters are american made in our Bradford, PA factory.
Three-barrel outside hinge joins the lid and bottom; the current Zippo lighter has a five-barrel hinge.
Open hollow rivet secures flint wheel to inside unit.
Distinctive bright brushed chrome finish with or without slashes on the opposite corners of the face and back surfaces.
Flat bottom case with unique bottom stamp.
Silver foil gift box decorated with vintage 'Windy Girl' design and 'A Week's Trial, Then All The While' slogan is the standard packaging for all 1935 Replica lighters.
Five-barrel hinge that joins the lid and the bottom; same as current Zippo lighter.
Sides of the unit are flat, with rounded corners and edges replacing the 1935 square case.
Flat bottom case and flat top case with current bottom stamp.
Standard cardboard box with special 'Vintage' I-Card is the standard packaging for the Vintage models.
Four-barrel hinge joins the lid and bottom; the current Zippo lighter has a five-barrel hinge.
Flat planes with sharp, less rounded edges than the current model where the front and back surfaces meet the sides.
Sides of the inside unit are flat, with squared edges where they meet the front and back surfaces.
Inside unit has fewer holes in the chimney than current models; also fitted with a hollow rivet that holds the striking wheel in place.
Silver foil gift box featuring an art deco design is the standard packaging for the 1941 Replica models.
Introduced in 2001 in Japan and 2002 globally, several distinctive characteristics distinguish the 1941 Replica from today's familiar Zippo windproof lighter. The 1941 case has flat planes with sharper, less rounded edges where the front and back surfaces meet the sides. The lid and the bottom are joined with a four-barrel hinge, just as they were on the original 1941 design. The current Zippo lighter has a five-barrel hinge.
The inside unit closely replicates the design of the original 1941 model inside unit. Like the outside, the sides of the inside unit are flatter, with squared edges where they meet the front and back surfaces. The inside unit has fewer holes in the chimney, and is also fitted with a hollow rivet that holds the striking wheel in place.
Case shape - Inside unit
The sides of the inside unit in the 1941 Replica models are flat with squared edges. The current model's sides of the inside unit are rounded.
The 1941 Replica models have a four-barrel hinge attached inside the unit compared to current model which has a five-barrel hinge.
|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' wtih silver foil lid||'One Box'|