200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

Rubing
I bought this 319 about a year an a half ago out of Blackwell, MO. It was in very nice condition, in fact everything from the fount up is as received, I have never even wiped it off. 
The fount had 4 or 5 stress cracks in it so I sent it off to Dean Williams for repair, I hope I don’t screw it up again but I think Dean is in ID. 
When I got the the fount back I started looking for a plating source and there aren’t many left. I ended up sending it to Dean at New England Chrome Plating. 
Once he got it he said that there that there would be an up charge because it had stress crack repairs and they are harder to blend in. 
It is my understanding that the copper plating is used to fill imperfections and they could of let it sit in the copper for awhile longer. 
Anyways once I Caswell it and fire it up I will be happy. Currently everything is just finger tight.
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Tigerfans2
Ohhhhh....pretty....
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Mister Wilson
That's beautiful.
John
H.C. Lanterns dealer
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #2001 A Turd's Odyssey
Canadian Blues #028
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Looking for 6-56 and 6-58 Birthday lanterns.
There's been an alarming increase in the number of things I know nothing about.
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SteveRetherford
it sure is !!!
[DrSteve2]    Steve , Keeper of the Light !!!
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25 502s
WOW!!  Maybe a dumb question but is is chrome or nickel plated?
Jason
not looking for any more Bday gpas. Honestly, if you have a 10-72 don’t let me know about it.
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Fj40z
Holy smokes Greg that looks fantastic!!

Stephen

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MrAlexxx
SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET!!! WOW that is a beauty! Can't wait to see the flame shot. ðŸ‘ðŸ‘

Alex
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gpaguy
Wow. that is stunning. I need to get working on mine. Can you tell us what they charge to plate a fuel tank ?


John
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1hpycmpr
That looks stunning, Greg.  
Mark
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Hot Diggity
Beautiful!  Now that the fount is perfect are you going to massage all the tiny dents out of everything else, or just polish it up?
Chuck, 3/61, ICCC 1689
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Bob1774

Wow!  What a show piece.  So are you going to name it Victoria, since it will probably be a shelf "Queen?"
That will definitely fit in with some others at the next Great Lakes Gathering.  Here is a photo from a few years back.

 

Bob
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Rubing
Hi Bob, When I bought it, it was considered a shelf queen. I didn’t put all of this time and money into it to set it back on a shelf. 
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Tgarner01
I really like the looks of the 319 over the 316... But I wouldn't kick either one of them out in the rain Ã°Å¸ËœÂ
Beautiful lantern ðŸ‘
Toby Garner
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Rubing
Bob1774 wrote:

Wow!  What a show piece.  So are you going to name it Victoria, since it will probably be a shelf "Queen?"
That will definitely fit in with some others at the next Great Lakes Gathering.  Here is a photo from a few years back.

Those are all 316 Arcs, not as scarce as a 319  

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Bob1774
Yes, thanks for the reminder, although for me, either one is pretty scarce!  Wonderful example, and good for you to light it up!
That GLG was the one when Jerry brought the arc he purchased from the TV  "Pickers," and with some assistance of the members there, got it running again.
Bob
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Rubing
Yep the Arc definitely got back burnered once the 319 came along. 
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Flyboyfwa
Very very nice Greg. 
Andy
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275 Appreciation Syndicate #1970
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thewoodswatchman
That looks really really nice Greg. I remember us going back and forth on that one. I cant believe how fast time goes. I was gutting that bracket lamp at the time. Shes a beauty for sure. Congrats she was a winner from the start i remember our conversations about her condition.
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Ridge Runner
Well now, that looks amazing!! Beautiful job they did on the nickel. Very nice, Greg!

— L.J.
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Bob1774
History in the making....so keep good notes.  
Bob
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offrink
That’s a beauty Greg!
Ben
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Looking for B-Day dates of 6/80, 2/84, 3/11, and 12/13
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Rubing
25 502s wrote:
WOW!!  Maybe a dumb question but is is chrome or nickel plated?
It’s nickel 
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Rubing
That looks really really nice Greg. I remember us going back and forth on that one. I cant believe how fast time goes. I was gutting that bracket lamp at the time. Shes a beauty for sure. Congrats she was a winner from the start i remember our conversations about her condition.
Exactly David!
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Kansas John
Super nice Greg!  That is great!
John M. Lawrence, KS
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Gunhippie
MY EYES! MY EYES!

You'll be hearing from my lawyer for not putting a warning on this post!
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
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rob_pontius
That turned out beautiful Greg. I hope to see it at Gordon's this fall.
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Gasman64
Wow, Greg, so nice! Sure is purty...
Steve
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Rubing
rob_pontius wrote:
That turned out beautiful Greg. I hope to see it at Gordon's this fall.
I planned on bringing it to Gordon’s Rob but as of yesterday it was canceled. 😩
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mgmlvks
Y O W S A ! !
Mike, ICCC member #1156, Slant Saver Group #011, 275 Appreciation Syndicate #0215, FAS #20 - Confusing Future Generations of Collectors One Lantern at a Time
"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present"
Francis Bacon
(and - for those who have asked - avatar from postcard and says "Coming Home by Rail".  https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4595/27430282209_39a564be00_z.jpg
 
 
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Rubing
25 502s wrote:
WOW!!  Maybe a dumb question but is is chrome or nickel plated?
 
Good question, I don’t know much about plating other than the first step is copper, the second step is nickel and the third step is chrome. I can’t tell the difference but the upper end of the lantern is original and I don’t see much difference in the finishes. It is my understanding that 100 years ago they didn’t have chrome IIRC from what I read chrome came about in the late 1920s. 
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Rubing
I’m going to fill it half full with acetone tomorrow morning, dump in a bunch of sharp self tapping sheet metal screws and start the BB dance. 
I would sure like to know what the fuel pick up looks like inside before I Caswell it. I plan on running low pressure air though the fuel port for like 24 hours but I might just wait until I can buy a camera to make certain. 
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25 502s

Rubing wrote:
 
Good question, I don’t know much about plating other than the first step is copper, the second step is nickel and the third step is chrome. I can’t tell the difference but the upper end of the lantern is original and I don’t see much difference in the finishes. It is my understanding that 100 years ago they didn’t have chrome IIRC from what I read chrome came about in the late 1920s. 


I was just wondering since you said it was done by New England Chrome plating. I didn’t know if they provided a finish product in nickel as well  

On a side note I have always wondered why lanterns were nickel and not chrome. I didn’t know if there was an advantage to the nickel. It may be like you said, the chrome plating process may have not been well established 100+ years ago. 

Jason
not looking for any more Bday gpas. Honestly, if you have a 10-72 don’t let me know about it.
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Banjoman
....finger tight...: finger licking good. Gunhippie approved ?
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Gunhippie
Chrome and nickel have different "luster". Chrome will be slightly "cold" or blueish, nickel "warmer". If the unrefinished top matches the bottom, I'd say both are nickel.

In my experience, chrome is more resistant to abrasion than nickel, but chrome is more prone to corroding under the plating.
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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25 502s
Gunhippie wrote:
....... but chrome is more prone to corroding under the plating.


That’s probably due to the fact that a lot of steel parts are chromed. I can’t think of too many steel items just being nickel plated. 
Jason
not looking for any more Bday gpas. Honestly, if you have a 10-72 don’t let me know about it.
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Smudge
 I have no experience with pre WW2 lanterns, but that is the most beautiful finish I've ever seen. 
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also happens to the man. Whatever befalls the Earth, befalls the sons of the Earth.” - Chief Seattle

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Wirefox
Looking sharp Greg!
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GoCamping
Can't take my eyes off of her - Breathtaking!
Chris

Looking for any Lantern dated "10-89" (B/D lantern for my Son)
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Gunhippie
25 502s wrote:


That’s probably due to the fact that a lot of steel parts are chromed. I can’t think of too many steel items just being nickel plated. 


CI, nickel plated:

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Steel, nickel plated:

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And well used!
It's priceless until someone puts a price on it.
Walk a mile in a man's shoes before you criticize him--then you're a mile away, and he has no shoes.
Texan's last words: "Y'all--hold my beer--I wanta' try sumptin'."
Timm--Middle of nowhere, near the end of the road, Oregon.
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Moses_Yoder
Very nice Greg
Moses D Yoder/Mose/Mo
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Sears Syndicate # 651 / 275 Appreciation Syndicate #159 / Slant Saver #22
Psalm 97:11 Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.

 
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thewoodswatchman
My experience is the only make as much to fill the inside of that phone at a time that's critical otherwise you get air bubbles and then air bubbles equal failure. This is what I have learned Greg you can't overdo it if you over do it you're under doing it you you cannot do that at least to tell you that leads to this product cannot gather in Canton migrate into one specific area when it migrates into a specific area is formed by bubbles and bubbles are failure
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