I was making my rounds the other day when I heard some exciting news: We got some of the Gold Sparkle series in earlier than expected and we’re already getting it out the door, so if you had ordered the Teardrop, Trapper or Peanut patterns, expect it to be coming your way soon. Sorry Cheetah […]
Monthly archives for January, 2016
The Family Brands
Zippo lost someone important on Sunday. Sara Blaisdell Dorn passed away at the Bradford Regional Medical Center at the age of 88. Starting in 1950, Sara was heavily involved in Zippo’s legacy and after her father’s death in 1978, both her and her sister Harriet Wick assumed ownership of the company, and Sara guided it […]
The Printer’s Block Series
History has been filled with necessity and ingenuity, two things that, when together, are the mother and father of invention. You can see this throughout the generations with even as something as simple as paper. The history of putting ideas on paper is as old as civilization itself, from clay tablets of antiquity detailing receipts […]
The State Series (Georgia and North C...
Got a one-two punch here today. Figured what better way to start the first blog of the year than by talking about two grand states; Georgia and North Carolina. When Georgia springs to mind, I think of one of two things: The Devil going down there and Charles Daniels beating him in an honorable fiddle […]