RA-Radius 102

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  1. LanternTom

    LanternTom United States Subscriber

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    I just purchased a Radius 102 off of Ebay. Can I get an opinion from other collectors of this lantern. Also it says RA Radius 102 on the fount. What does the RA stand for?? The last photo you will see the RA Radius 102... Screenshot_20190304-034744_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034748_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034757_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034800_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034803_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034806_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034810_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034814_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034817_eBay.jpg Screenshot_20190304-034820_eBay.jpg
     
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    It looks like a Petronax 821 or an Optimus 200, except for other minor details and it has a fuel level gauge instead of a pressure gauge. Its Swedish.
    No idea about the 'RA', never seen a Radius with an extra RA.
    I'm guessing some stamping error..perhaps.
    Other members would likely know better.
     
  3. Nils Stephenson

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    Looks like a well used 102 from the late 1930s. It has had the hood replaced with a Petromax item at some stage. No idea what the extra RA could mean.
     
  4. LanternTom

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    Is anyone aware of the Radius 102 came in brass instead of nickel att any point in their production ?
     
  5. Nils Stephenson

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    To the best of my knowledge they were always nickel plated. There is no guarantee this is right though.
     
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    It should clean up well!:thumbup:
     

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