Optimus 200 P to be fettled

Discussion in '200 (and 821)' started by Matti Kucer, Jul 11, 2018 at 10:02 PM.

  1. Matti Kucer

    Matti Kucer Sweden Subscriber

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    I received this Optimus 200 P brass version today. I have started to disassemble it already since I have a few days vacation left, so now the parts will be cleaned and polished.

    I sold one of my two Optimus 1200 and got good money for it so i now bought this lantern to extend my collection.
    After having studied other posts in this forum I believe it is a mid 60s lantern.

    Here are som pictures of it. Will update later with the progress and when I have it in running condition.

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    It should restore well enough!:thumbup:
     
  3. phaedrus42

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    Nice one, Matti! I have a brass 1200 and after polishing I waxed the brass with car polish. It has not tarnished yet. The brass models are perhaps not the most practical for use but they are rather pretty to look at.
     
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    Nice lanterns these Civil defense lanterns, and of very good quality compared to the late 1200M lanterns.
    These are good users and beautiful as is or polished.
    one of the best lanterns around.
    Enjoy / Frederik
     
  5. Matti Kucer

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    Thanks, I will come back with some photos
     
  6. Matti Kucer

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    Hi!

    I love these lanterns. I fettled a 1200 that I had som problems with (see separate post), and it was a Carburetor from a 200 that did the trick.



     

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