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grob
I just got a 228B at a flea market. It is in nice shape and is an Oct. 1936. The globe has a red trapezoid logo, so not the original. The fuel cap is one piece rusty steel and a brass wing nut on the vent. Has the crimped collar, cotter pins holding the bale and British Patent # and US Patent May 13, 1919 on the brass air tube. There does not seem to be a model # anywhere. The fount bottom is rough, with a coating and can barely make out the Sunshine of the Night, Coleman logo, but can see the 6  - 10 stamp. The white enamel on the inside of the vent has no soot and 2 small chips on the outside. The nickel only has one tiny dent that you can barely see. Turning the clean-out needle lever is a little rough, so probably needs some work. I pulled the genny and it looks OK with original spring, needle and cardboard tube (what's up with the cardboard?). Seems the base / clean-out lever and bail / frame is clocked wrong. Very little rust on the frame. Good match with my 1937 3H stove. Here it is as found. Cool! I gots me some nickel!
Gary

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kw12330
Oct 36 looks like to me, someone has defiantly had that one apart before, nice vent for its age the whole lantern looks to be in very good shape and should clean up very nice, great find.

Keith W  

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Legs
Early 228B air tube with patent numbers.The collar is the early z-lock style (vs spot weld seam), but I don't see a fount stamp with the early deletion of "Quick-Lite". Transitional 228B... ? Early 228B's were stamped 220B on the bottom. Could have come from factory with either a winged or knurled nickle fuel cap. Clocking looks correct. Nice find!

Edited.. Just checked my September 1936 220B and it has all the same features as your October lantern, round knurled nickle fuel cap.

Let it burn....        
Don... Oregon
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grob
Thanks for the info, Don. Here are a few more pics after I washed the vent and changed the fuel cap. Where on the bottom should there be the 220B model stamp? I don't see "Quick Lite" anywhere. See how the top from the frame up is clocked wrong? Gary

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Gand28
Gary, It’s not early enough for a side stamp or the 220B stamp on the bottom. 

Yes, your frame needs to go counter clockwise 90 degrees to line up correctly. 

Have you lit her up yet?
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grob
Hey Greg, ya the bail is in the way of the fuel valve and the light holes are not in a good position. Have not lit it yet, but it probably would... holds pressure and fairly clean. The clean out pricker loop does not turn smoothly, so I might take it apart and see WTH.
Gar
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grob
Several questions... I had some trouble with getting the eccentric out of the tip cleaner body and it was causing the genny tube to not seat right and somehow mangled the original needle when it was initially ok. So, I need a new genny. Is the standard 220E5891 right for this 228B? Will the internals work in the original genny tube, as it is the correct nickle plated one?

The eccentric would go up and down (just enough) and tip cleaner body were glunked up with some nasty hard black stuff. Finally got it cleaned out including using a drill bit ream and hot vinegar/water, carb cleaner etc. Working good now.

Tip cleaner body came out easy due to Greg's quick take apart method... thanks Greg. The fuel valve is tough and am afraid of tweaking the fount (already have)! I have a foot bath with a vibrator that I am trying... next going to heat it up (heat gun) and apply wax. There is a little red residue on the threads, so somebody may have used prematex. With pressure it will squirt back carb cleaner, so I may just leave it alone. Would rather get the fuel/air tube and valve all clean.
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campknot
I see the collar has a hole above and below the valve wheel.
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Gand28
Hi Gary. Glad to see you are making progress. Yes, the current 220E5891 generator will fit fine. The T44DL was the nickel plated "Double Life" generator. AFAIK, that was a replacement and they were not sold new with the nickel plated generator, but I like the look and always try and put a nickel plated one in a B model. Yes the new generator guts will slide right into a nickel plated tube. 

I've never had a valve I couldn't get out of a B. Put it upside down with the valve in a vice and turn the fount. May need a strap wrench if you can't get enough leverage. However sounds like you are making progress on cleaning the fount anyway. 
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grob
Greg, the strap wrench worked, but barely fit and I wrapped the fount with bike inner tube rubber to protect it. The bent wrench in the pic is handy for the frame base hold down nut and thin. Here is a pic of it cleaned up and ready to reassemble. You can see the bent needle.

Would it be a good idea to put a little anti seize (1600F) on the valve body threads, or leave it dry?
Thanks for your help,
Gar

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Gand28
Looks great Gary!  This thread shows how to get it apart without a wrench. Although you do need a wrench like that to put it back together. 

https://www.colemancollectorsforum.com/post/easy-disassembly-of-a-220-or-228-9710183?pid=1303854543
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