Guide your path as dusk or dawn with the Coleman® River Gorge Rugged Personal Lantern. Coleman started making the 220H by June, 1972, as seen here. If you still can't figure out what you have, then contact us. Also, the gas lanterns are much, much brighter. Bottom of fount stamp on a 242C lantern indicating April of 1947. Propane 5439 Series 1988 — 90 U.
The assembly process is completed by our assembly provider in a separate appointment from the delivery appointment. The most important thing you need to start with is the number of mantles on your lantern. The bail is fixed with the frame by two cotter pins. If you select a customization option at checkout, please allow for this preparation time in addition to the expected shipment time listed on the Product Detail page. Propane 5423 Series 1993 — 2004+ U.
I can not tell a diffence in the light output. The hoop installation provider will contact you one to two business days after your order has shipped. Thanks for all of you help and opinions as I reviewed my options. To figure this out you'll need that number on the left and a model number. I also converted another white fuel Coleman lantern over to burn both fuels, by replacing an asbestos tubing inside the primer tube and a tiny valve, and now it burns both types of fuel. Thanks for all of your opinions.
Note that in some instances, very limited inventory may be available in stores, but because of small quantities we are unable to reflect the availability online. Meditate within your heart on your bed, and be still. I have alot of lanterns, and i can put a new one next to a 40 year old lantern and you can see how much more light the older one puts out compared to the newer one. The Poultry House lantern is far rarer, but the Jumbo Gas lantern isn't common, either. It is roughly the same lantern, but it shunned the wood handle as a fire hazard. These single mantled lantern models are dated July, 1971 left and January, 1972 right.
I believe the last of the 228 series lanterns was made in August, 1979 above when Coleman ended production of the 228J. Propane 5433 Series 1992 — 2001 U. Coleman could see the light for the darkness. I don't see myself camping anymore, so I'm selling it. It has nickel plated brass fount with a built in pump and porcelain enamel ventilator. The last two lantern models that Coleman made for Sears were 72325 left and 72325-1 right.
Model 242 was the first of many successful single-mantle lanterns for Coleman. This particular one happens to have a dark amber globe in it. I have three Colemand lanterns, one two burner duel fuel stove and one single burner stove for backwoods kayaking trips. That is where you find the numbers. It is maybe more out of nostalgia that I want one, but I already have a couple of gallons of the Coleman fuel for my 60's era two burner stove and love to use it. Northern Pacific Railroad Quick-Lite This lantern is similar to the Quick-Lite made for the Forest Service.
This is another good reason to have the book - Guide to Vintage Coleman Products. The left to right, Coleman Model 220, Model 228, Model L227, Model L427. Coleman certainly have done a 180° since the good days. This one, stamped Coleman, is dated 1917. This 228D was made in 1948 and 220D was in 1949. Comes with soft case as shown in pic.
It arrived yesterday and the first thing I noticed is the the collar under the burner frame had no markings on it. If you have only one mantle then refer to the portion of the museum. Originally sold in the early part of the 20th century to extend the work days of farmers, these gasoline-burning lanterns that were designed to bring light to rural communities were soon embraced by recreational campers. It was actually my parents stove and they used it before I was born 1971 and it works as well now as it did then. The information in the book was garnered from the members of the International Coleman Collectors Club.
The light it puts out is pretty amazing as well. Like a couple of others that posted here, I grew up camping with a Coleman lantern and two-burner Coleman stove. Edited by - gkosel on April 25 2009 19:59:26 I do a lot of dry camping so do not have electricity to recharge a rechargeable. I have a 1937 coleman lantern that still runs great and this one is no exception. I was cruising ebay a week or so ago and spotted a lantern listed as '242 for parts' with a couple pictures in poor light taken from a good distance away. The date on it was 1950 something. Its green base differentiates it from normal 242s, and it is equipped with a matching lid reflector acquired directly from a Coleman factory representative.
The estimated delivery date for your order will be provided on the order review page prior to completing the order. I have used both the white gas and regular unleaded in mine and it runs great on both. This website is an image collection of models of liquid fueled pressure lanterns, lamps, stoves, heaters, and irons. It's supposed to rain tomorrow -- good day to tinker around in the garage. Lead was used in making the fount, which is nickel-plated, and it still provides 300 candlepower of light.