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Title: Ninth Coast Guard District Zippo lighter, 1969

Accession Number: 2005.19.97
Category: CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES - PERSONAL GEAR
Type: lighter
Maker: Zippo Manufacturing Company
Place: USA, PA, Bradford; USA, Great Lakes
Date: 1969
Materials: metal
Description: Lighter; Ninth Coast Guard District Zippo lighter owned by USCG sailor Peter Kolasa, 1969; cigarette lighter, thin rectangular case, top attachd with hinge, brushed metal, logo on lower portion depicts geographic representation of the Great Lakes in light blue, water only; printed in red across top "NINTH COAST GUARD DISTRICT"; embossed on bottom "BRADFORD, PA./ III ZIPPO II" (straight bars are a date code, indicate 1969).

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