Collecting Zippo Lighters - Since the George G. Blaisdell pushed the first insert into the first case of what would be the first Zippo lighter in 1933, nearly 500 million Zippo lighters have been sold. He would be astonished today to discover that millions of Zippo fans around the world are collecting, buying, selling, swapping and talking Zippo lighters every day. For many, collecting Zippo lighters and other Zippo products has become a hobby, and for some, it has even become a business. Whether you have been collecting for years or a novice, we hope the information here will be of help to you. Join your local Zippo collector club to meet other enthusiasts in your region too. Zippo remains a secure and viable company dedicated to continuing to providing you, our loyal Zippo fans, with the dependable products you have come to know and expect. TobaccoGeek features the complete current selection of Zippo products.