242/B from Jan/1948

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  1. Harder Sorensen

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    62B80A4F-BDA1-4580-A16B-01462DD0C44B.jpeg 6C2E8E41-2C74-4007-8350-3A7D44DDC8EB.jpeg 991C9D57-1DD4-4477-AEC5-B158EB03AE37.jpeg 39903EF9-9A9C-4DC7-BE27-AACD40542C4B.jpeg 61ADB706-3BF0-48A6-9397-25B3B39C1A4D.jpeg 4FAD4954-CC4C-49C6-8C08-A9B406CB2F51.jpeg Thanks to HV @MrAlexxx I am now the proud owner of this nice 242/B.
    (The globe is borrowed from my 200A)

    It needed an overhaul (cleaning tank, generator, new seal etc) and some elbow grease, but apart from that - No problems.
    Its going to look nice beside my 247/Scout. Thank you Alex, I am indeed gratefull for your generousity in helping me here!
     
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    @Harder Sorensen
    Well done and a very nice example, Canadian made in January 1948.
    These are very solid performers and yours looks to be the same.
    Enjoy
    Cheers
    Pete
     
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    It's working well!:thumbup:
     
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    Harder...it turned out really nice! That is about as shiny as one could ever expect for a lantern over 70 years old. A really good example. Enjoy it. :)

    Alex
     
  5. Jean J

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    Wow, that is shiny! Love it.
     
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    It looks good.
     
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    I'd reckon that's one of Coleman's best mades even though I don't have one.
    I'll have to admit that nothing beats elbow grease when it comes to restoring old items.
     
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    @Harder Sorensen , very nice lantern! hope you'll fall deeper in to the lanterns addiction with it and it's not the last one.
     
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    Mine is a 1 48 as well, so I can confirm the fine quality
    of this lamp. Enjoy it.

    Matthias
     
  10. Harder Sorensen

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    Thank you all so very much - I use it frequently now and it just runs rock-stable.
     

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