Zippo was founded in Bradford, Pennsylvania in 1932. A lighter was created that was not only easy to use but would look great too. Zippo is wll known across the world for its reliablity, style and that classic Zippo opening sound. With over 400 million lighters produced and counting, the Zippo lighter has gone unmached by anything else on the market since 1932. With many styles avaliable the Zippo gives it that personal touch.