200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

I saw one of these lanterns in the background of another item for sale on Craigslist.  I texted the guy and meet up that evening and the rest is history.  Turns out it was the last four lanterns of a 197 lantern collection.  I was able to score almost 6 gl fuel and all the parts , which I believe are all military.

Jims 220K
Touch down! Nice score. Gonna sell any?
STATUS: Missing, presumed fed.
Awesome haul. The parts basket is great too. Congrats.
Ridge Runner
Woah! Very nice, and it sounds like you got there just in time. 

I’m intrigued about the red one. I see two mantles in there?

— 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

Wow nice grab. Is thst red a conversion?
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Lanterns are like tools. 
You can not have too many unless your wife says so!!

Gas is what you use for washing parts diesel is for making power!

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Looking for any lanterns or stoves dated 5/63 or 1/72
The last 4 out of 197?  You did well.  Congrats!
[Smilie5]Nice haul, Tom! Not just the lanterns, but parts, too-[Smilie3]
You can fire all of them up at once and have a concert...
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I’m intrigued about the red one. I see two mantles in there?
. Yes it is a conversion.  It has a 220E vent, burner assembly, rest, and frame.  The original parts to put back to original are in the basket of parts.  It is an smp form the 80's that he redid for the Boy scout Troup.

Jims 220K wrote:
Touch down! Nice score. Gonna sell any?
I will be selling a couple of the 1975-76 Coleman's.  I have 17 generators as well, probably won't need that many.

1hpycmpr wrote:
The last 4 out of 197?  You did well.  Congrats!
. Said he had everything from Goldbonds to Sears and everything in between.   The other ad he had post was for a large lot of 200a parts lanterns and a couple 220's, which someone beat me too. 

That's a very martial score.  Congrats.
- Courtenay
Be Prepared
congratulations on your score... I'd be interested in a couple of generations when you decide to sell. 
Nice!  I have been looking for a coleman military lantern in minty condition.
Jonathan Lowery ICC #1947
I am searching for Birthday lanterns 1/60 & 7/76
and military lanterns.

"You may think your light is small, but it can
make a huge difference in other people's lives."
Well Played!  Sometimes asking gets great results!
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FAS #001 Confusing Future Generations of Collectors, One Lantern at a Time!

“A Human Being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, give orders, take orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook  a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.  Specialization is for insects.”            - Lazarus Long

Well done! How about some dates and manufacturer info? Those are so much fun, the parts basket alone is a real find.
looking for 200a 11-56,9-77,2-65 Coleman 275 appreciation syndicate member #0004 ICCC #1262
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My Name Is Earl
That Sir is a Score!
Wow Tom. Great haul there. Well done!!
Dave                                                       BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #1957
Congratulations sir!!!

MILSPEC_OPS  #81   ICCC #1451
Looking for 11/88 & 1/69  Still Learning
Sorry about the delay in getting back to you, I've been hauling hay to Moses Lake WA last couple days.   
74HARLEY wrote:
Well done! How about some dates and manufacturer info? Those are so much fun, the parts basket alone is a real find.
All three of the drab green ones are 1975  Coleman's.  Two are in Coleman boxes and one is in a Armstrong Products Co box.  I have not heard of them but I haven't done much with military issues items. The repainted one is a 1986 State Machine with everything from a 220E from the collar up.


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