1949-50 Zippo for the Florsheim Shoe Company with an image of its "New General Offices and Downtown Plant". Florsheim was  founded in 1892 in Chicago

1949-50 Zippo for the Florsheim Shoe Company with an image of its "New General Offices and Downtown Plant". Florsheim was  founded in 1892 in Chicago

 1953 Zippo with a line drawn graphic of Academia Naval, Loma Vigía, Mariel in Cuba.  Built in 1908, it became the Cuban naval academy in 1916.  Following the Fidel Castro's overthrow of the Battista government in 1959, the building was abandoned and is now in ruins

1953 Zippo with a line drawn graphic of Academia Naval, Loma Vigía, Mariel in Cuba.  Built in 1908, it became the Cuban naval academy in 1916.  Following the Fidel Castro's overthrow of the Battista government in 1959, the building was abandoned and is now in ruins

 1953 Zippo for the Home of Victor Posner Development - Maryland's Largest Home Builders 514

1953 Zippo for the Home of Victor Posner Development - Maryland's Largest Home Builders 514

 1953 Zippo advertising  L I Steel Products Sales Corp. Industrial Shop Supplies

1953 Zippo advertising  L I Steel Products Sales Corp. Industrial Shop Supplies

 1956 Zippo with an attached badge for "Lenkurt" over a line drawn engraving of a building. Lenkurt, a manufacturer of telephone carrier equipment, was acquired by GTE in 1959

1956 Zippo with an attached badge for "Lenkurt" over a line drawn engraving of a building. Lenkurt, a manufacturer of telephone carrier equipment, was acquired by GTE in 1959

 1956 Zippo for Ted Brooks Builders Supplies Hardware with the image of a rooftop

1956 Zippo for Ted Brooks Builders Supplies Hardware with the image of a rooftop

 1957 Zippo with a graphic of the art dec Hotel Cadillac in Miami Beach, Florida. It is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

1957 Zippo with a graphic of the art dec Hotel Cadillac in Miami Beach, Florida. It is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

 1958 Zippo with a graphic of the Yankee Clipper Hotel in Ft.Lauderdale, Florida

1958 Zippo with a graphic of the Yankee Clipper Hotel in Ft.Lauderdale, Florida

 Two-sided 1958 Zippo with Republic National Bank of Dallas on one side, a star for  "My Bank" on the other

Two-sided 1958 Zippo with Republic National Bank of Dallas on one side, a star for  "My Bank" on the other

 1960 Zippo with the graphic of the United Nations Building in Manhattan, New York. Completed in 1952,  it houses the General Assembly, the Security Council, and the administrative functions of the UN

1960 Zippo with the graphic of the United Nations Building in Manhattan, New York. Completed in 1952,  it houses the General Assembly, the Security Council, and the administrative functions of the UN

 1960 Zippo with the Bufalino Insurance Agency building which was located in Swampscott Massachusetts

1960 Zippo with the Bufalino Insurance Agency building which was located in Swampscott Massachusetts

 1962 Town & Country-engraved Zippo for First Federal Savings

1962 Town & Country-engraved Zippo for First Federal Savings

 1962 T&C Zippo with building for Addington Poultry Co in Des Moines, Iowa

1962 T&C Zippo with building for Addington Poultry Co in Des Moines, Iowa

 1962 Zippo advertising  Steelcase with a colorful engraving of office furniture

1962 Zippo advertising  Steelcase with a colorful engraving of office furniture

 1962 Zippo for The Robinson - Adams Companies in Birmingham,  Alabama

1962 Zippo for The Robinson - Adams Companies in Birmingham,  Alabama

 1962 Zippo for  Lamar & Smith Funeral Directors in Dallas

1962 Zippo for  Lamar & Smith Funeral Directors in Dallas

 1963 Zippo with a graphic of the Terrell Federal Federal Savings & Loan building in Terrell, Texas operating as such through 1999

1963 Zippo with a graphic of the Terrell Federal Federal Savings & Loan building in Terrell, Texas operating as such through 1999

 1963 Zippo with an interesting engraving of  Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Rochester, New York

1963 Zippo with an interesting engraving of  Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Rochester, New York

 1963 Zippo with a graphic of the building housing the Birmingham Federal Savings & Loan Association which went out of business in 1992

1963 Zippo with a graphic of the building housing the Birmingham Federal Savings & Loan Association which went out of business in 1992

 1966 Zippo with a line-drawn graphic of Trinity Lutheran Hospital in Kansas City Missouri

1966 Zippo with a line-drawn graphic of Trinity Lutheran Hospital in Kansas City Missouri

 While not a building in the traditional sense, this 1966 Zippo has a graphic of a mobile home advertising Mason's Mobile Home Sales Warren in Pennsylvania

While not a building in the traditional sense, this 1966 Zippo has a graphic of a mobile home advertising Mason's Mobile Home Sales Warren in Pennsylvania

 1967 Zippo with the Walter Reed General Hospital. A hospital advertising Zippo is very unusual and desirable

1967 Zippo with the Walter Reed General Hospital. A hospital advertising Zippo is very unusual and desirable

 1968 Town & Country process Zippo with an image of the Joplin Globe and News Herald building in Joplin, Missouri

1968 Town & Country process Zippo with an image of the Joplin Globe and News Herald building in Joplin, Missouri

 1968 Zippo for Curacao Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in the Americas

1968 Zippo for Curacao Synagogue, one of the oldest synagogues in the Americas

 1970 Zippo with busy engraving for W.J. Schwan, Loans $20 to $100 Central Texas Credit Corp in Waco, Texas

1970 Zippo with busy engraving for W.J. Schwan, Loans $20 to $100 Central Texas Credit Corp in Waco, Texas

 1970 slim Zippo with a graphic of the Shreveport Times office building on Lake Street in Shreveport, Louisiana

1970 slim Zippo with a graphic of the Shreveport Times office building on Lake Street in Shreveport, Louisiana

 1970 for Hereford State Bank in  Hereford, Texas

1970 for Hereford State Bank in  Hereford, Texas

 1972 Zippo for Good Year Truck Tire Center in Depew, New York

1972 Zippo for Good Year Truck Tire Center in Depew, New York

 1978 Zippo depicting Morris Katz & Sons Car Radio & Stereo Center in Alexandrea, VA

1978 Zippo depicting Morris Katz & Sons Car Radio & Stereo Center in Alexandrea, VA