200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

dugger
Dang old post office, made a good trade for my first 200A, this is how it came, looks like the box was hit with a fork lift.  Anyway to repair this?
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Dugger
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kansaswoody
Uh, no. File a claim and start looking for a new fount. 
Drew
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Kansas John
Never seen any damage like that before.  How was the box?
John M. Lawrence, KS
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dugger
Box up good with pads and peanuts.  There was no glass so at least an old original mantel wasn't ruined.  He packed it up good, the box was damaged heavily with a hole.  
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uvarmint
That’s in believable
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74HARLEY
Bummer!
Joe
looking for 200a 11-56,9-77,2-65 Coleman 275 appreciation syndicate member #0004 ICCC #1262
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scl
not good.
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JimL
Did you take a picture before you opened it?

-Jim

Flammable liquids, open flame, what could go wrong?
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1hpycmpr
Wow, it’s hard to look at that lantern.  Was the 200A something special in addition to being your first 200A?
Mark
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rob_pontius
What a mess. Some folks just don't have an ounce of care in their bodies. That never should've been delivered like that. 
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Gunhippie
Delivery by Ace Ventura.

Hope it was shipped by First Class, in which case it would be covered for $50 without any additional insurance. Get pics of the box and start a claim.
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gpaguy
That lantern was between a rock and a hard place. Sorry about your loss.


John
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Chucker
kansaswoody wrote:
Uh, no. File a claim and start looking for a new fount. 



^ this. 
Chuck
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macwacs
Oh my gosh!!!!
Easiest way to settle a disputed postal claim is to open the package in front of the carrier or at the office. That's how my dad started doing it. They could not settle fast enough and get him out the door as they did not want customers to see their handy work. He never even had to open the one that had the tire mark and imprint on it. also 90% of the time they never asked for possession of the goods either which by law they are entitled to after a settlement.
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SteveRetherford
i just cant imagine how they did that kind of damage !!!!
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Hot Diggity
i just cant imagine how they did that kind of damage !!!!


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warren
Gunhippie wrote:
Delivery by Ace Ventura.

Hope it was shipped by First Class, in which case it would be covered for $50 without any additional insurance. Get pics of the box and start a claim.


You mean priority.   FC had no insurance unless you pay for it. 

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williamlee111
We have to remember that the USPS is the government. This is why private company shipping businesses were invented. I had to skip Quickly over the image to The Forum members comments. What a horrible thing to have happened.
Not looking for anything. I have too much already, my wife says. 
 
 Bill
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Jim
I was rebuilding a 65 BSA motorcycle and had ordered a bunch of small hard to find original parts from a company in England two years ago. The box was shipped Priority Mail. When it arrived a month late it had one corner of the box missing with tape covering the hole. My mailman left the package under my mailbox. I opened the box and some of the smaller parts were gone. After a long and frustrating battle with the post office both in person and over the phone I received zip, nada and not even an apology.  Put on hold for hours on the phone and lied to.  I use any other carrier if at all possible. This is only one example of the poor service I have received from the post office going back 4 years, before that I was happy with their service most of the time. Your mileage may vary.
Jim
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fuel brained
"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds"
The Postal oath does not say anything about damage or compensation just that they will get it to you and at times I wonder about that too.
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DougA
All of the carriers have their positives and negatives, and everyone's experiences with each will vary depending on location.  I have had almost 100% good experience with the postal service; obviously others haven't.  This past holiday season I was ready to drop kick FedUp, er, I mean, FedEx into orbit.  They screwed up a couple of deliveries I was expecting, one of which was an edible gift from a cousin and FedEx's customer service people outright lied to my cousin about the local weather here -- stating that was the reason for the missed delivery window (we had clear weather).  Another item I ordered and was delivered by FedEx in a timely fashion was reported to the vendor as being "out for delivery" two weeks after I safely received it.

The other day I walked past a UPS Store as a truck was collecting the dropped-off packages and they were piled helter-skelter in the truck, and looking like if one package was moved wrong they'd all tumble out the back of the truck..  I should have taken a picture.

In sum, none of them are particularly good.  You just have to figure out which one works the best in your area and go with it.
DougA  ... fettler and keeper of a family collection of nickel: a 249, a pair of 237s, and a 1938 228B, along with a late 1979 red 200a.  Then two more turned up, a 1941 243A and a 1944 242C, and now there's a b-day 200A lantern, too!.
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Dmacp
ouch. good god. and it looks like it was nice before.
Dan
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dugger
UPDATE, Can't file a claim, no insurance was purchased.  Be warned!!
Dugger
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Bumpkin 95
There is  insurance for normal handling and it still got damaged.  This is negligence. Someone destroyed that and said  F it.  If that is okay they could just kick everything off the back of the truck as they drive by. I would go up the chain with that one
  • Lee
  • Like a lantern just hanging out
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StanDahl
At the post office they do warn you that it's not safe to mail those red lanterns:
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...not safe for the lantern, that is.
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VWguy
If its shipped Priority it has a $50 minimum insurance. It would be too heavy for first class. 

I have no idea what I am doing.


-Zach

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TSPORT
StanDahl wrote:
At the post office they do warn you that it's not safe to mail those red lanterns:
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...not safe for the lantern, that is.




Amazing how many times I read in the forum that people have purchased lanterns and stoves that arrive with fuel in them. I guess many folks either don't know or don't care that it is illegal to ship them this way. Hazardous material. Sorry, getting off the tracks here. Damn shame about the damage to the 200a.😞 
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