The dating code
The appearance of the word "Zippo" in the bottom stamp provides another clue to dating.
There have been three major changes, as show in inset.
From 1933 to the mid 50s, the word Zippo was stamped in block letters. What began as a quality-control tool for Zippo founder George G. To identify a potential pattern in any run of lighters returned for repair, the bottom of every Zippo lighter was encoded with a series of markings.
The Zippo script logo was developed in the late 40s and was phased-in on the lighter bottom stamp around 1955. Since the 1950s, those markings provide a way to accurately date most Zippo lighters.
Here’s what he learned — and how to apply these lessons to your own search for love.
What inspired you to write a book about the “algorithms” of online dating?
hen Dan Slater got out of a long-term relationship in his twenties, he did what many other singles do these days: look for love online.
Then, a shocking discovery about how his parents met inspired Dan to delve deeper into the online dating industry, its history, and how these dating sites changed the course of modern relationships.
Most lighters fabricated between 19 can be identified by style and model and the patent or patent-pending marks.As with most collectibles, the date of manufacture of a Zippo lighter often affects its value.Valuable information on the bottom of every Zippo windproof lighter can help you determine its date of manufacture.When I was maybe six months into a relationship with someone I met through Match.com, I discovered that my mother and father — who divorced when I was young — had met through one of the very first computer dating services back in 1965.
The world-famous guarantee that It works or we fix it free™ still covers every Zippo windproof pocket lighter today.If your Zippo lighter needs repair, send via a trackable method to Zippo Repair Clinic, 1932 Zippo Drive, Bradford, PA 16701.