1938-39 Prototype Sterling 3 known 2.JPG

1938-39 Prototype Sterling 3 known 2.JPG

 1940-41 Sterling HWE Wayne Edwards.JPG

1940-41 Sterling HWE Wayne Edwards.JPG

  Rare 1949-50 Sterling Zippo with canned bottom and 5-barrel hinge.  The toned case has vertical lines and is inscribed with the initials "JAE"


Rare 1949-50 Sterling Zippo with canned bottom and 5-barrel hinge.  The toned case has vertical lines and is inscribed with the initials "JAE"

 1946-49 engine turned Sterling Zippo with initials "JPM" with rare regular bottom

1946-49 engine turned Sterling Zippo with initials "JPM" with rare regular bottom

 1940's prototype Sterling Zippo with engine-turned vertical lines.  The lighter has a flat unmarked bottom which is rare

1940's prototype Sterling Zippo with engine-turned vertical lines.  The lighter has a flat unmarked bottom which is rare

 1950's Sterling Annie grad? 2.JPG

1950's Sterling Annie grad? 2.JPG

 1960's engine-turned Sterling Zippo with vertical lines

1960's engine-turned Sterling Zippo with vertical lines

 1950's plain Sterling Zippo with toning

1950's plain Sterling Zippo with toning

 1940's plain irregularly toned Zippo

1940's plain irregularly toned Zippo

 1952-53 Sterling T&C Sloop.JPG

1952-53 Sterling T&C Sloop.JPG

 1952-53 Sterling RR Roy Rogers.JPG

1952-53 Sterling RR Roy Rogers.JPG

 1953-56 Sterling Vertical & Horizontal.JPG

1953-56 Sterling Vertical & Horizontal.JPG

 Ornate 1967 Sterling Zippo with ornate design on all sides

Ornate 1967 Sterling Zippo with ornate design on all sides

 1966 prototype Sterling Silver Zippo with July calendar under a clear lacquer.  Note the unusual circled "Z"  on the lid and the standard Zippo canned and dated bottom.  The "July" calendar is for the 1964 year

1966 prototype Sterling Silver Zippo with July calendar under a clear lacquer.  Note the unusual circled "Z"  on the lid and the standard Zippo canned and dated bottom.  The "July" calendar is for the 1964 year

 1958 slim Sterling Zippo with a reverse engraved image of a jockey

1958 slim Sterling Zippo with a reverse engraved image of a jockey

 1960's prototype slim designed Zippo

1960's prototype slim designed Zippo

 1957 slim prototype Sterling Zippo with a floral design

1957 slim prototype Sterling Zippo with a floral design

 Rare slim  1955-58 Sterling Zippo with a vertical lines design bottom and plain lid with initials BMC

Rare slim  1955-58 Sterling Zippo with a vertical lines design bottom and plain lid with initials BMC

 1978 Sterling Ultralite White 2.JPG

1978 Sterling Ultralite White 2.JPG

 1950's prototype Sterling Venetian small plaque 2.JPG1950's Sterling Zippo with Venetian design with a small space for personalization and engine-turned vertical lines on the reverse

1950's prototype Sterling Venetian small plaque 2.JPG1950's Sterling Zippo with Venetian design with a small space for personalization and engine-turned vertical lines on the reverse

 1950's prototype Sterling Zippo with Venetian design with a larger space for personalization and engine-turned vertical lines on the reverse

1950's prototype Sterling Zippo with Venetian design with a larger space for personalization and engine-turned vertical lines on the reverse

 1976-81 Sterling Zippo Venetian 2.JPG

1976-81 Sterling Zippo Venetian 2.JPG

 1950's Sterling Zippo with the image of a ram in a logo for Ramco, "Rotary Tools of Dependability"

1950's Sterling Zippo with the image of a ram in a logo for Ramco, "Rotary Tools of Dependability"

 1960's Sterling Silver Zippo advertising "Navajo Freight Lines, Inc. Two Year Safety Award"  The lighter also is inscribed with  the name "J.G. Carland" and has an attached Indian head badge in gold

1960's Sterling Silver Zippo advertising "Navajo Freight Lines, Inc. Two Year Safety Award"  The lighter also is inscribed with  the name "J.G. Carland" and has an attached Indian head badge in gold

 1960 slim  Sterling Zippo with letter "AWF" attached

1960 slim  Sterling Zippo with letter "AWF" attached

 1960's Sterling Ornate FPC 2.JPG

1960's Sterling Ornate FPC 2.JPG

Non-Zippo Sterling lighters designed for Zippo inserts

 Tiffany & Co 925 Sterling lighter made in Italy with a 1968-75 Zippo insert. Heavy case with unusual finish

Tiffany & Co 925 Sterling lighter made in Italy with a 1968-75 Zippo insert. Heavy case with unusual finish

 1960's slim Tiffany sterling 925 2.JPG

1960's slim Tiffany sterling 925 2.JPG

 1950's Tiffany & Co 925 Sterling Italy 2.JPG

1950's Tiffany & Co 925 Sterling Italy 2.JPG

 1950 Sterling Japan? Bamboo design 2.JPG

1950 Sterling Japan? Bamboo design 2.JPG

 1950's Sterling 925 Japan Mountain Boat 2.JPG

1950's Sterling 925 Japan Mountain Boat 2.JPG

 1950's Sterling Japan flowers reeds 2.JPG (Marked "Sterling Silver")

1950's Sterling Japan flowers reeds 2.JPG (Marked "Sterling Silver")

 1950s Sterling Japan Flowers 2.JPG

1950s Sterling Japan Flowers 2.JPG

 1950s Sterling Japanese Ornate 950 2.JPG

1950s Sterling Japanese Ornate 950 2.JPG

 1950's Sterling Japanese Map Henry Poulen 2.JPG 950

1950's Sterling Japanese Map Henry Poulen 2.JPG 950

 1950's Sterling Japan Gods 2.JPG

1950's Sterling Japan Gods 2.JPG

 1950's slim Sterling Thai elephant bldg 2.JPG

1950's slim Sterling Thai elephant bldg 2.JPG

 c1945 Sterling Lighter with ornate map of India with red stones marking the major cities Delhi, Karachi, Bombay, Madras and Calcutta.  The bottom is marked "Silver"

c1945 Sterling Lighter with ornate map of India with red stones marking the major cities Delhi, Karachi, Bombay, Madras and Calcutta.  The bottom is marked "Silver"

 1950's Sterling Siam dancing sitting gods . . Mekhala

1950's Sterling Siam dancing sitting gods . . Mekhala

 Sterling silver lighter made in Mexico. Lid has the head of an Aztec warrior, and the Mexican eagle and with snake on the case, the reverse has the Aztec calendar and a shield

Sterling silver lighter made in Mexico. Lid has the head of an Aztec warrior, and the Mexican eagle and with snake on the case, the reverse has the Aztec calendar and a shield

 Cuban engraving on Sterling silver lighter with engraving of fleur-de-lis on one side. 'Un Gran Psiquiatra e Intachable Caballero" (A great psychiatrist and flawless gentleman) - Dr. Julio Reymondez A.C.E. Feb. 1956-57" on the reverse

Cuban engraving on Sterling silver lighter with engraving of fleur-de-lis on one side. 'Un Gran Psiquiatra e Intachable Caballero" (A great psychiatrist and flawless gentleman) - Dr. Julio Reymondez A.C.E. Feb. 1956-57" on the reverse

 1950's hammered Guatemalan Sterling lighter marked "JSAG 900" with attached Mayan design and the letters "VEM" in gold

1950's hammered Guatemalan Sterling lighter marked "JSAG 900" with attached Mayan design and the letters "VEM" in gold

 Unmarked 1950's hammered Guatemalan Sterling lighter  with attached Mayan design and the letter B on the lid

Unmarked 1950's hammered Guatemalan Sterling lighter  with attached Mayan design and the letter B on the lid

 1950's Sterling Guatemala Airmy Airforce.JPG 950 sliver 10k yellow gold

1950's Sterling Guatemala Airmy Airforce.JPG 950 sliver 10k yellow gold

 Unmarked Sterling lighter with engravings of Egyptian pyramids, buildings, palm trees and camel

Unmarked Sterling lighter with engravings of Egyptian pyramids, buildings, palm trees and camel

 1950s Italian Sterling two women 2.JPG

1950s Italian Sterling two women 2.JPG

 1950s Italian Sterling two women man & woman 2.JPG

1950s Italian Sterling two women man & woman 2.JPG

 1950's Sterling slim Italian Green enamel 2.JPG

1950's Sterling slim Italian Green enamel 2.JPG

 1950's Italian Sterling Ventian 2.JPG

1950's Italian Sterling Ventian 2.JPG

 1950's Sterling Venetian Unkn 2.JPG

1950's Sterling Venetian Unkn 2.JPG

 1950s Italian Sterling Cherubs 2.JPG

1950s Italian Sterling Cherubs 2.JPG

 1950s Italian Sterling Lover Scene hard glass enamel 200 pieces 2.JPG

1950s Italian Sterling Lover Scene hard glass enamel 200 pieces 2.JPG

  1940 Sterling Dutch Tavern Scene 2.JPGSchoonhoven, Netherlands Schoonhovensche Zilverfabriek H. Hooijkaas b.v

1940 Sterling Dutch Tavern Scene 2.JPGSchoonhoven, Netherlands
Schoonhovensche Zilverfabriek H. Hooijkaas b.v

 Heavy Sterling lighter with moon and stars design.  Country of origin is unknown

Heavy Sterling lighter with moon and stars design.  Country of origin is unknown

 1950's unmarked dimpled Sterling lighter with the emblem of the US Army Air Corps and the letters "EWB" in gold

1950's unmarked dimpled Sterling lighter with the emblem of the US Army Air Corps and the letters "EWB" in gold

 1950s Sterling Lighter  Phillip Morris cigarettes

1950s Sterling Lighter  Phillip Morris cigarettes

 Sterling 950 lighter with vertical line design.  Origin unknown

Sterling 950 lighter with vertical line design.  Origin unknown

 1950s? Sterling ornate green stones 2.JPG

1950s? Sterling ornate green stones 2.JPG

 Sterling silver lighter with dragon made in Tai Ping, China.  The reverse is engraved "1949 - Allen L Erickson"

Sterling silver lighter with dragon made in Tai Ping, China.  The reverse is engraved "1949 - Allen L Erickson"