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anyone know about collectable lighters?

anyone know about collectable lighters?
« on: January 22, 2012, 05:21:33 AM »

Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012, 08:53:56 AM »
What brands are these?

Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 11:41:17 PM »
Mmm. Good question. Ill check

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Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012, 12:05:27 PM »
Maybe you should ask this lance guy on here, sounds like he has all the answers to ST, maybe he can set you up a date to have Barry, Moe, Dave or the Bubba guys buy your item.haha

Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2012, 08:08:15 PM »
Just the other day I found a never used Zippo light in a box of this from my parents house.  It has the logo of Liberty National Life Insurance on it my how things have changed.  I am going to see if it is worth anything since it has not sentimental value.

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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2012, 10:26:14 PM »
Maybe you should ask this lance guy on here, sounds like he has all the answers to ST, maybe he can set you up a date to have Barry, Moe, Dave or the Bubba guys buy your item.haha
lol. I done researched all their kooky antique apraisers, none of them seem like the right place for these tho. They like all the weird ****.

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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2012, 11:41:43 PM »
Just the other day I found a never used Zippo light in a box of this from my parents house.  It has the logo of Liberty National Life Insurance on it my how things have changed.  I am going to see if it is worth anything since it has not sentimental value.

I was browsing an antique mall over the weekend and saw a display case with a few zippos. I own about a dozen, so i was curious about what they had.

They had a new in box Zippo from 1973 from a national boy scout convention. The fact that lighters were part of a boy scout event just shows how much things have changed.

That is one problem with tobacco items, though. As smoking becomes less popular, so do the related "collectables."

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Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2012, 08:29:22 AM »
Zippo lighters were hot about 20 years ago.  As far as the ones in the photo's I would say no. You would probably be lucky to get $5 a piece for them.  But hey put them up on e-bay and see what happens.

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Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2012, 10:00:02 AM »
I love weird lighters that don't sell! Have about 5 or 6 from the 10x30 that I will probably keep.

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« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2012, 07:07:44 AM »
I sold a bunch of lighters that worked for $.25 each.  I tossed a ton of them that didn't work, even if they looked pretty cool.  Unless it is an "older" lighter they are so mass produced to be worthless.  Only one I kept was a 6" lighter of a Bass.  It doesn't work but with all the fishing nuts around here it may sell just for the looks.

Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2012, 06:10:11 AM »
I listed the Zippo lighter on ebay after my post Monday night starting at $9.99 and got a bid that night.  3 people have it on their watch list so I hope it will bring more.  There was a lot of Zippo lighters for sale so they may be getting to be hot again.

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« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2012, 09:02:31 AM »
I listed the Zippo lighter on ebay after my post Monday night starting at $9.99 and got a bid that night.  3 people have it on their watch list so I hope it will bring more.  There was a lot of Zippo lighters for sale so they may be getting to be hot again.


The problem is that there is a lot of them for sale.  That is what keeps the price down.  I see  lot with zero bids one them.

Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2012, 07:41:38 AM »
what brand is this? 


look very very closely to the gold ones,  see if its marked 14K gold,  should fetch over 200 bucks. 


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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2012, 10:01:11 AM »
I was browsing an antique mall over the weekend and saw a display case with a few zippos. I own about a dozen, so i was curious about what they had.

They had a new in box Zippo from 1973 from a national boy scout convention. The fact that lighters were part of a boy scout event just shows how much things have changed.

That is one problem with tobacco items, though. As smoking becomes less popular, so do the related "collectables."
Same with collectable cars! As with battery run cars becoming more and more the trend  so do the related collectables ::). Yes the lighters will be collectables!!

Re: anyone know about collectable lighters?
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2012, 11:16:43 AM »
Same with collectable cars! As with battery run cars becoming more and more the trend  so do the related collectables ::). Yes the lighters will be collectables!!

I checked most of them say 'korea'
Which probably means they aint worth nada.

One says 'Calibri'

And one says 'torch'


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