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How a Zippo lighter is made

With its iconic ‘click’, The Zippo classic lighter is one of the most recognizable pieces of Americana. For 80 years and counting the Zippo is still proudly made in Bradford, Pennsylvania, which is where BRANDMADE.TV filmed the making of a Zippo lighter. While it might look simple it’s deceivingly complex with over one hundred manufacturing operations required for a single Zippo to spring to light. Windproof, and guaranteed for life, there is nothing else quite like a Zippo.