Coleman 246B French Import (2nd known example) - Sept 1936

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  1. Paul Wallis

    Paul Wallis United Kingdom Subscriber

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    Found this in France and just had it confirmed by Terry Marsh that this is the second known example. The globe is what caught my eye, an original Sandblasted globe made in England. The mixing chamber is also nickel plated.

    chamber 20231127_175309.jpg 20231125_170259.jpg 20231125_170431.jpg 20231125_170503.jpg 20231125_170517.jpg 20231125_170639.jpg 20231125_170740.jpg 20231125_170829.jpg 20231125_170851.jpg 20231125_170916.jpg 20231125_171039.jpg 20231127_170700.jpg 20231127_175350.jpg s-l1600.jpg It cleaned up nicely and is a runner.
     
  2. JEFF JOHNSON

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    A very lucky find!:thumbup:
     
  3. Fireexit1 United Kingdom

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    A very nice lantern - great find :clap:
     
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    Pretty cool.
    Duane
     
  5. Conny C

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    Yes Paul, the French Lilor company was a wholesaler/reseller of Coleman lanterns from the mid 30,s .
    Here is a 1937 Lilor catalogue page ......

    /Conny

    Lilor 1937 Coleman lamps.jpg
     
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  6. Paul Wallis

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    That explains how I found my 228B in France.
     
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    Nice lantern :D/
     

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