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Title: United States Coast Guard Bark EAGLE Zippo lighter, 1969

Accession Number: 2005.19.101
Type: lighter
Maker: Zippo Manufacturing Company
Place: USA, PA, Bradford
Date: 1969
Materials: metal
Description: Lighter; U.S. Coast Guard bark EAGLE (built as HORST WESSEL, 1936) Zippo lighter owned by USCG sailor Peter Kolasa, 1969; cigarette lighter, thin rectangular case, top attachd with hinge, logo on lower portion in color, depicts port view of the EAGLE undersail; printed under image "C.G. BARK EAGLE"; embossed on bottom "BRADFORD, PA./ III ZIPPO II" (straight bars are a date code, indicate 1969).

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