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Personalized Zippo Lighters- So Hot They're Cool! Top 5 Reasons to Get One Engraved Today

By Lisa Gunther

A Zippo lighter is one of those last remaining Made in USA products. Zippo never outsourced and cheapened their product by manufacturing it overseas. In 1932 George G. Blaisdell developed and produced the first Zippo lighter in a garage in Bradford, Pennsylvania. Zippo lighters have been manufactured in Bradford ever since.

Here are the top five reasons to get one engraved for a loved one today:

1. A Zippo lighter is a reasonably priced item with most ranging from $18 to $35. High quality, nostalgia and value all wrapped up in a small package. And, we know good things come in small packages.

2. Zippo lighters come in a number of styles and motifs. Sports teams (such as NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL), military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard), Wildlife, Playboy, Chrome lighters, Brass lighters, colored lighters, Hollywood stars, Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, and so many more. There are hundreds of themes to choose from. You can go for a basic chrome or hand pick a lighter with a design that your loved one is into as a hobby, profession or passion. There is a Zippo lighter for everyone on your shopping list.

3. Even non-smokers love Zippo lighters. Its not odd to get a non-smoker a Zippo. Zippo lighters come in handy for lighting candles, camping, lighting BBQs, offering a light to a smoker pal, and the like. A non-smoker will think a Zippo is cool. It is one of those handy things that you might not buy for yourself, but you find yourself using it time and time again once you have one.

4. An engraved Zippo lighter is a perfect gift to mark a special event. Perfect occasions to give personalized Zippo lighter are milestones: a new job, a first job, a wedding as groomsmen gifts or bridesmaid gifts, graduation, anniversary, safety award, corporate gift, birthdays, or any special occasion.

5. Gunther Gifts offers over 600 different Zippo lighters for sale. Special engraving techniques done by their master engraver are available nowhere else in the country. Engraving in special round, square, Christian, Jewish, heart, doctor, and lawyer motifs have been carefully and intricately created to dazzler those used to engraving in straight lines. You can even have a message engraved in a spiral! That takes some skill and is an exclusive creation by Gunther Gifts.

No matter what the occasion, Zippo lighters make great personalized gifts that wont break the bank. Engraved Zippo lighters will be used for years. The recipient will remember who gave them that handy lighter and you will be thought about many times. A Zippo is truly a gift that is remembered and appreciated.

Lisa Gunther is a freelance writer, product reviewer and owner of several Zippo lighters. Gunther Gifts is the perfect place to select a Zippo lighter for yourself or loved one: http://www.gunthergifts.com Gunther Gifts' master engraver has created dozens of engraving templates not available anywhere else on the internet that allow you to get your Zippo engraved with a very special touch. You can even write a message to a friend or lover in a spiral! Now that is advanced engraving. Browse for Zippo lighters at Gunther Gifts: http://www.gunthergifts.com/lighters.html

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