They're like rabbits, you end up with way more than you bargained for!!!
Interesting... what would be a better alternative?
Electrolysis is definitely something I intend to get into, both for rust removal and plating.
George, you're making me drool!
In this day and age being a GPA distributor wouldn't be a smart career move but back in the day I guess it made a reasonable living and you'd have...
In the short time I've been collecting I'd say it's a combination of perseverance, casting your net as wide as possible and luck. Sometimes you're...
Wonderful - doing what Tilley Guardsmen have always done - working well and shining bright!
Nice paint job!
Lovely 639 BTW... (if it is one!)
That is wonderful! Hope you had a very Happy Birthday.
Now that's what I call a collection!
...and @MG that could be very useful indeed! It's always easier to copy something if you have the original to hand!
That is definitely worth knowing as I might know where one is!
I've had this lantern, or rather a collection of bits and pieces for quite a while now but never quite the right bits! Thanks to a donation from a...
Wow, you weren't joking when you said it was a badly made website but apparently they're making a new one!
The green 290 came just before the...
Which Coleman do you have, @plantpot ?
Mantles... this subject can cause quite a lot of confusion and also some controversy. I'm definitely no expert in the field but there are some...
That's fine Tony, I read your second post this morning and had to scroll back to the first so I was a little confused but that's quite normal for...
Wait... that's a spacecraft? I thought it was a badly burnt T10 fount!
OMG, I'm totally in love with that lantern!
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