Vietnam Zippo Lighters are extremely popular collectible Zippos. Many collectors are on the look out for Zippo Lighters that have a Vietnam insignia. Baby boomers particularity have a interest in collecting lighters that were used during the Vietnam War. It is not uncommon to run into a Vietnam vet that does not still carry his lighter. It seemed as though ever soldier had a Zippo Lighter engraved telling of the emotions felt by the soldiers.
Vietnam Zippo Lighters were left behind by the thousands and ended up being sold in flea markets by the Vietnamese. These Zippos have been sought after by millions of Zippo collectors. the soldiers may have never made it home but perhaps their Zippo Lighters have. These engraved Zippo Lighters for sale have now made there way into museums and art studios. The unique engravings and insignias tell the stories of emotions running through the Vietnam era. Perhaps these brave soldiers could not tell their stories but now their Zippos can. The Zippo Lighter became their canvas.
Zippo has always been thought of as a military lighter. It was during WW2 that the Zippo gained in its popularity when the Zippo Manufacturing Company worked with the US military and every soldier was given a Zippo Lighter. WW2 gave the military Zippo Lighters it national recognition and made the public aware of the brand. After the war the public recognized the Zippo as an All American Patriotic symbol. Since that time military Zippo Lighters have become a symbol of America during piece times and war times.
You can find Vietnam Zippo Lighter for sale all over the world. But be ware that knowing how collectible these Zippo Lighters are there are almost as many fakes. Unless you are a specialized collector in these military Zippo lighters you may end up getting taken for a pretty penny. One should only buy these from a reputable dealer if they are advertised as original Vietnam Zippo Lighters for sale.