Coleman 237A January 1966 (US Made)

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  1. george

    george United States Subscriber

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    Picked this up several years ago. Built like a brick outhouse! Great kerosene lantern, very bright, but sucks down the kerosene! These are real work hourses! :D/

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    It's in fine condition!:thumbup:
     
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    @JEFF JOHNSON Thanks, Jeff. It is in nice shape, even the top is really nice. Only missing some enamel around the bail handle holes. I don't lite this one very often since I would like to keep the top in good shape. These tops take quite a beating due to the high heat the lantern puts out.
     
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    @george - Spot on, another lantern from your collection in top condition, a real pleasure to look at.
     
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    @Alex Smith Thanks, Alex. I have tried for years to find lanterns in the best condition I can afford. Now, I have little choice because of the arthritis to keep hunting for the best and affordable ones so I don't have to do a lot of work on them! Have to admit, the Vapalux E41 and 300 wartime lanterns are hard to find in outstanding condition at anything close to a reasonable price without having to take out a second mortgage on the ranch! With one exception, I've had to restore them all! It's half the fun but I have to face reality.
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