200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

I met a fellow collector at the recent auction in KS and we did some trading, and I came away with this little beauty.

I don't have 'before' pictures, but this was given only a mild soap and water bath, and the burner frame bathed in a mild citric solution. It was full of mud daubers but you'd never have known it by looking at it...So I cleaned those out, especially the elbow. I had a nickel gen handy and a really nice correct vent stashed away, and I used them. The finishing touch, I reached into the stash and grabbed one of the few loose course weaves I have left. I love that look:
[christmas-lantern-001]  [christmas-lantern-002]  [christmas-lantern-003]  [christmas-lantern-004] 

There are placeholders on the shelf, and there are keepers. This one is a keeper, one I didn't think I'd have any time soon.
Arryk: Newbie but learning
Very nice Arryk. Looks like she’s in excellent shape. 
Dave                                                       BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #1957
Ridge Runner
That is perfect! Definitely a keeper, without a doubt. 

— L.J.
Looking for 10/2015 & 1/2020 B-Day Lanterns
I love the smell of naphtha in the morning!
"Ain’t no need to watch where I’m goin’; just need to know where I’ve been" -Tow Mater

Very nice

That's a really nice one, Arryk, glad you found a good one.  Now you're all ready for late December.
ICCC #1012

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Beautiful Christmas lantern!! Definitely deserved the loose weaved silky 👍🏻👍🏻

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Big Ferd on YT
Wow beautiful Christmas lantern! In such nice shape to.  
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011. 
That cleaned up really nice. 
I was cautious on reading this for the first time, but I was so relieved to hear the words mild detergent and didn’t see the words rust oleum or Krylon. What a beauty!
Not looking for anything. I have too much already, my wife says. 
I was cautious on reading this for the first time, but I was so relieved to hear the words mild detergent and didn’t see the words rust oleum or Krylon. What a beauty!

I actually contemplated it for days beforehand, afraid of what damage I could do if not careful. I was careful with the fount , gently wiping and no real scrubbing.

The whole time it was like someone was standing over my shoulder telling me to be damn careful lol.
Arryk: Newbie but learning
Nice one!!
Lynn Klingel
Huntingdon, PA

All your lantern are belong to us. You have no chance to survive make your time.

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