Sportsman globe
Blow out price
Was $19
Now $8
RonMack
The best I can figure. This is a late 220B. Possibly March of 1942, numbers are hard to make out. That was converted at the Military's convenience. Brass painted fount and unmarked collar. I took it apart and cleaned every piece. Cleaned and polished the fount, I'm thinking about light clearcoat on the bottom. She fired right up. With help from forum members, I was able to find the 59th Armored Infantry Regiment. Activated in 1943, awarded two Battle Streamers during WW2.

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Substitute Globe for Light Up.
Ron    ICCC # 1770

Forget the map and the GPS. "I know where we are!!!!

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Coast to Coast
I like that paint on the bottom.  I prefer military items that have been put into service rather than mint surplus items.
-Bird- Milwaukee, WI.

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Colemannut
Looks great, I have two 220b’s that have been converted. One is painted fount and the other is Nickel plated. Both with Combat Serviceable decals. These are considered pre mil spec before the military contract was started. Meaning the military used these before the mild specs were put into service. 
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OregonMichael
Excellent restoration and a painted B to boot!  As posted above, I'm into the gear that was used in the field and the branding on the bottom of this one speaks volumes.  Nice piece!
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macwacs
Nice restoration. Thank you for showing the proper position for the wrench. Don't know why I couldn't figure that out? Lucky cuss on the globe and a good idea to switch it out when using the lantern. All good pointers that should be used.
 RMW
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SteveRetherford
actually thas wrench is NOT in right position AND its not exactly the right wrench .  the wrench is supposed to be placed under that clip and held tight by the tension .........and you have a later milspec wrench shown there  . this is the early style wrench that would originally been under this clip .
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[DrSteve2]    Steve , Keeper of the Light !!!
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RonMack
Steve,

Is the period correct wrench shorter than the one I have? I thought from some pics I saw that it went the other way. But the wrench I have is to long to fit that way. What are the chances of finding a period correct one?
Ron    ICCC # 1770

Forget the map and the GPS. "I know where we are!!!!

Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate # 0174 BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #020 MilSpecOps #0032 
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SteveRetherford
i think is because the early wrench is bent up at both ends to fit the frame better , the wrench you have fit in the parts well and didnt use a clip at all , those early wrenches are hard n a bit spendy when you find em , but i found a few over the years . i was just sharing info , not trying to criticize
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RonMack
The reason I put it out here was so everyone could look and critique. You added to my knowledge base. I didn't know there was more than one version of the MilSpec tool. Now I do. Sharing info is what we are on the forum for. 
Ron    ICCC # 1770

Forget the map and the GPS. "I know where we are!!!!

Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate # 0174 BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #020 MilSpecOps #0032 
Coleman Slant Saver #45
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macwacs
RonMack;
 The period correct one is not symmetrical but lopsided looking on the wrench end. I had one of the early wrenches with an Aladdin conversion but sold the darned thing (wrench & lamp) because I never could get the wrench to look satisfactory under the clip weather I used the new or old style wrench.
 I will be seeing the person next weekend that I sold the set to and ask if he still has it.
 RMW
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RonMack
Let me know.
Ron    ICCC # 1770

Forget the map and the GPS. "I know where we are!!!!

Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate # 0174 BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #020 MilSpecOps #0032 
Coleman Slant Saver #45
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laddie68









beautiful.  Still looking for a 1943 birthday lantern.
Melvin Clark Iccc #894
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Gearotor
Awesome lantern! I have a real mil spec weakness.....
Lloyd 😀 70 El Camino SS and Harley’s and Coleman stuff....
It all started with my Dads 1973 220 !
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