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Title: United States Coast Guard Cutter UNIMAK Zippo lighter, 1968

Accession Number: 2005.19.100
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES - PERSONAL GEAR
Type: lighter
Maker: Zippo Manufacturing Company
Place: USA, PA, Bradford
Date: 1968
Materials: metal
Description: Lighter; U.S. Coast Guard cutter UNIMAK (built 1942) Zippo lighter owned by USCG sailor Peter Kolasa, 1968; cigarette lighter, thin rectangular case, top attachd with hinge, logo on lower portion depicts three-quarter profile of UNIMAK (WHEC-379) in black with blue water detail; printed under image "U.S.C.G.C. UNIMAK/ WHEC 379"; embossed on bottom "BRADFORD, PA./ III ZIPPO III" (straight bars are a date code, indicate 1968).

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