George Grant Blaisdell

George Grant Blaisdell (* 5. June 1895; † 3. October 1978 in Bradford, Pennsylvania) was the inventor of the lighter Zippo.

Blaisdell bought the rights at the Austrian lighter “Hurrican” to 1932 and developed in the consequence from this collecting main the Zippo. Up to slight changes the Zippo is this very day so available, as it was developed 1932 by Blaisdell.


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