When I buy from Amazon or eBay for delivery to Sweden the local tax is non (0%) and they usually charge the Swedish tax when...
The date code stamping with the four digits started in about 1961 or maybe a little earlier in 1960 at the Altena factory in Germany.
At the first, we love to see photos of lanterns here.
I would be nice if you could show us what you have found.
Your lantern is...
I must correct what I wrote previous, it shall be ”after 1999” and not ”after 1990”.
In year 2000 the manufacturing moved to China.
If it is made after 1990 it is made in China and it has a 6-digit manufacturing code on the bottom of the tank.
It is not a date code.
I think it is best to get original parts for your Butterfly lantern from the US distributor, St. Paul Mercentile:
Pressure Lantern and...
The nut on the shaft is a gland that press on the graphite packing inside.
Then you tighten the nut the gland make the graphite expand and seal...
If it is scratched I believe it to be earlier than 1961.
The stamping of the four digit number started in 1960.
Are you sure...
I think you shall learn how your lantern is working and how to operate it as it is constructed way before you even think of...
Nice restoration, it do not look to be the same lantern after your work with it.
Hipolito = Portugal.
Nice, but where did you announce where and when?
There have been nothing on CPL or CCS of what I have seen.
It is usually announced in...
This is a reply I today got from Lea Hin regarding the different brands Butterfly.
I asked them about an old 500cp Butterfly...
Check the spare parts for the Anchor lantern on Base-Camp’s website and see of what you might need.
Magnalux Lantern Spares
I am sorry that I can not verify what I have said.
My mail program crashed last year with the loss of all of my old e-mails...
Regarding an answer from Lea Hin when I asked them about the Chinese brand, Butterfly, they told me that they had nothing to do with...
The original Butterfly is made in Indonesia by the Singapore based company Lea Hin Co. (Pte) Ltd.
Then there is the Butterfly brand...
Yes, if you find Anchor to be of acceptable quality you will have the same from Mannesmann.
The interesting thing with this version is...
I do not know how much work it is to make a subsection but even that there is only one entry it should be a subsection for that brand, at least in...
Regarding Mannesmann and Britelyt.
The Mannesmann lantern was an Anchor made by Shanghai Pressure Lantern Factory.
It is still in their...
Maybe I have been lucky but I have never had a NRV leaking so far.
The only one that I have fixed was for a friend’s Anchor lantern that was...
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