Original Model Coleman U. The American version depicted here, dated December , has a nickel-plated fount and a painted red top. In the US, this was the forerunner to Coleman’s longest-lasting single-mantle lantern: the A. Selling from to , this unit shipped in the millions. The final models and early As both had this same color scheme – a red ventilator top with a green-painted fount. This aesthetic led to the nickname “Christmas Lantern” given by its collectors. The main distinguishment of the two is that the A, pictured here, has a Coleman decal on its fount; the most significant change is that the fount of the A was steel as opposed to brass. The A is a common single-mantle lantern; all five of our Christmas lanterns are dated various months of The fount is nickel-plated brass, but models in were painted green instead.
Coleman Lantern Identification and Dating. If your lantern is newer that the mid s you probably won’t need to read this part. Prior to that, however, there are numerous lanterns without model ID stamped on the frame rest. Rather than building a flow-chart it will probably be easy to point you in the right direction to figure out what you have.
Coleman Nickle plated Brass Lantern Model B. Vintage 30s or 40s- I can’t make out if there is or was a date on bottom of lantern. Camping or Emergency.
Coleman stamped Model C on the lanterns they made from until Model C has a yellow decal on the fount with lighting instructions. Model C has the same features as Model C above including a green painted brass fount, screw-on pump cap, and yellow lighting instruction decal. This early D has all the same features as the D above but is date stamped B The two piece stamped burner lower image was used on a number of lamps and lantern models for a short time after WWII before Coleman returned to cast burners.
Coleman likely made this Model shortly after WWII, circa , judging by the fount stamp they used during this period upper right image and the steel tip cleaner nut lower image used primarily during WWII. The brass sided, green painted fount is also characteristic of that time. This was the last version to have a nickel plated brass fount and the pump is held in by two small screws, not a spring clip.
Not many vents have survived like this one. It’s almost perfect, by far my nicest letter vent that I own. It looks mil spec with big hat. What does he have. Thank you for those that let me know what I actually have here. I thought it looked just like a D model, but after reading the comments and doing my homework I see that it is indeed a B, and appears to have been manufactured in September, , as there is a 9 on the left and 8 on the right side.
This is a lantern I picked up at an antique mall in Boise a while ago. It was missing its globe and the q99 generator. The repro mica globe was.
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Vintage Coleman A Lantern: Love this vintage Coleman A Lantern. Currently listed on eBay, at auction, with a bid of $ Charly Dean.
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Back to the largest msr bottle is coleman , use our nostalgically green support hook up a bit as most lanterns usually on this stove. How to date stamp on gasoline? Same thing? Lanterns usually on the time. What can still find great deals for coleman lantern or lamp and i can’t find great!
I picked up this Thermos lantern today Warren posted the dating info from the There was one new model introduced under the Kamplite name, the IL-1 inverted lantern.
But it does need alot dating after work! This vintage Coleman Quick Lite lantern is in very good condition considering its age. It comes complete.
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The collection consists of the records created and used by the Coleman Company, Inc. The bulk of the material is from the s to the s. The Hydro-Carbon Light Company, which began in as a lighting rental service for rural Americans before mass electrification, evolved into the Coleman Company, Inc. The collection demonstrates the rise of marketing, mass production, and retail in post-World War II America. The majority of the material in this collection was collected by longtime Coleman Company employee, Herbert Herb Ebendorf.
He worked in public relations from until retirement in The majority of the handwritten dates in this collection were added by Ebendorf, and there are differences in the way the material was dated.
Log in or Sign up. Rick b Offline Joined: Jan 2, Messages: 4. Hi all. This is a lantern I picked up at an antique mall in Boise a while ago. It was missing its globe and the q99 generator.
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I do know this quicklite a very old and rare model quick find and would look great with the finish restored or cleaned up. It measures 19″ tall with after handle up and 14″ tall without the handle. I try to show all the viable qualities and after of items in my photos. After there after something I missed please send me a email. Questions and Comments welcomed. Thank you very much for looking! Be sure to add me to your! Sign up for; the fast. Easy, and secure way to pay online.
Up for auction a clean chrome Coleman Quick-Lite wall light.