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Zippo® Custom Lighters

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Zippo logoThese smart Zippo® windproof custom lighters are a distinguished and contemporary way to display your original designs. Made in the USA with Zippo®'s all metal construction, they exude class and style, and are the perfect alternative to a traditional engraved lighter. Your design is printed on the front of the custom printed lighters and delivered to you in a gift box.

  • Official Zippo®, personalised by us
  • Matte finish with curved corners
  • Dimensions: 2.25 x 1.5 x 0.5"
  • Entirely metal construction, classic hinged lid
  • Replaceable wicks and flint
  • Distinctive Zippo® 'click' closure

Official Zippo® Printed Lighters

    Classy, suave and sophisticated, your custom lighter is are a must-have for any candle lover, smoker, or cigar connoisseur. The genuine Zippo® lighter is encased in a hinged lid case, featuring the distinctive Zippo® 'click'. It's windproof, allowing you to spark up come rain or shine, and the flame is extinguished when the lid is closed. Presented in a smart gift box, these printed lighters are a classy accessory that shows off your individuality. The inks we use are semi-transparent. We also layer white under the print to accentuate your image perfectly with no silver show-through. Your Zippo® print also has a matte finish.

  • At a glance...

    • Genuine Zippo® product made in USA
    • Windproof hinged lighter
    • High quality matte finish
    • All metal construction
    • Supplied in a presentation box

How it's Made and Printed

Each Zippo® lighter is made in the US from a high quality brass which then dipped into nickel for a smooth finish. Your designs are printed onto a white layer on the brushed finish lighter case, using Contrado's specialist metal ink transfer application process. This produces a scratch-resistant print which will stand up to normal wear and tear. The wick and flint are included, and the actual lighter can be removed from the encasing to refill with lighter fluid and replace the flint. The lighter is presented in an original presentation box, seated in a moulded enclosure to protect the surface from scratches. Clean with a dry cloth only.

Care Instructions

Please always take extra caution and care with open naked flames. For a full step-by-guide on how to fill your custom lighters and replace the flint, please visit our FAQ page and follow instructions to the letter. To extinguish the flame, simply snap the lid shut and the flame will automatically go out. This lighter is not to be used by minors. Keep out of reach of children. The Zippo® lighter is supplied without fuel, for safety. If your lighter gets dirty, clean only with a dry cloth.

Custom Lighters Ireland Tips

Your designs are printed across the hinged lid opening, so please take this into account when positioning your images to ensure you're happy with where the lighter will flip open and distort your design. Of course, when the lid is shut, the finish is flawless and the lid opening can barely be seen.

Your custom lighters fall under the famous Zippo lifetime guarantee. The majority of the internal parts are consumables and can be replaced (examples include the flint, spring, wadding, and wick). The specialised printing can last as long as you care for your custom lighters correctly. Only put in your pocket if it won't be with keys or sharp objects. Do not let the lighter fluid splash onto the area you have designed. The printing is durable and will resist scratching, but it is possible to mark it if too much force or pressure is applied or if sharp objects are used.

Please note: The print covers the entire front and can bleed slightly on to the sides.

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  • Home

    Design your own custom lighters for the home, printed with stylish patterns to complement the decor or your daily outfits. Robust, rust resistant, and windproof, these printed lighters are ideal to have on standby for lighting the chimney or getting the BBQ going. They are also a stunning gift to celebrate a milestone birthday or career promotion, and with a name like Zippo®, you know that it's quality you can trust - original and best.

  • Business

    If you're in the outdoor furnishings industry, these stunning silver, printed lighters are an ideal accompaniment to sell alongside barbecues, chimineas, fire pits, and lanterns. Printed with your branding, you could even offer it as a freebie when a customer spends over a certain amount. This level of professionalism won't go unnoticed.

  • Design Brand

    Having such a huge brand name, featuring your work is an impressive item to sell in your design brand's product range. Printed with your unique artwork, custom lighters will help you appeal to a huge market and reach new audiences. Made from high polish chrome, it's a high quality product that carries the Zippo® lifetime guarantee on build quality.

Frequently asked questions:

How do I fill my lighter?

Your Zippo® lighter comes unfilled due to safety, however a wick and flint are included. Please refer to Care Instructions above where you can find a link to our step-by-step guide with instructions and safety precautions.

Where is my design printed?

Your design is printed onto the front of the custom lighters (hinge left), including the body and the lid. Single sided printed slight border around the edge to stop bleeding around the curved corners.

Will my lighter scratch?

Your Zippo® printed lighters are scratch resistant, but not entirely scratch proof. It will withstand normal wear and tear, being in pockets or handbags, but we would advise that you avoid scratching it with sharp objects.

Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

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    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results.What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)


    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

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    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

  • Transfer-Print Guideline Icon

    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric and sewn into finished products, which gives a better-finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

  • Pattern Alignment Across Seams ICON

    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which is close enough for most patterns but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfilment.

Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all measurements may vary slightly.

Delivery time & Costs

Production times

We handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-3 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to re-print an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.

Shipping methods

After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order via your chosen method. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. The delivery time will be visible in the basket and check-out page. Select your delivery method as needed.

You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.

You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy. 

Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience

At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.

A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.