200A and 202 reproduction
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in stock.

oleforester
Two weekends ago my wife and I went to Maine to see our daughter, son in-law and granddaughter.  On one of the days there we went out to lunch to have lobster and were returning back to their house, my son in-law was directing me and told me to take this back road.  Once we turned off we came across an antique store.  I said we need to stop.  When I first walked in there were two 228's on the floor.  I began to look at these to see if they were my birthday lantern.  One was a 62 and the other a 65, both were in great condition.  The owner spoke up and said if you like Coleman lanterns I have a fresh barn find upstairs still in the original box.  So we headed up.  Low and behold it was a L427 in great condition.  The box is in great condition along with mantles and directions and other paperwork.   The mica globe is perfect and the vent is also perfect.  This is one on my bucket list that I have wanted for some time and never expected to find one in this condition.  This lantern is dated 6 11 or November 1926. This lantern was originally shipped to Iver Johnson Sporting Goods in Boston.  We worked out a deal and I brought it back to upstate New York.  It had RUG in it and will take a bit of cleaning to get it running.  She is a beauty!  This certainly makes up for all the antique shows, flea markets and other shows that I normally go to, which are now cancelled or closed. 
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Lew
ICCC #1610
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Gunhippie
WOW!

I sense some strong suckage here!
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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Leviticus Tomethreus
YOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUUUU SUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCKKKKK. 😠
My friends don’t call me “Lantern Levi” for nothin’,
if they did call me that.

Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

The biggest lie I tell myself is
”I don’t need to write that down, I’ll remember it.”
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Dubblbubbl
That’ll get your tail to wagging.  With the original box to boot.  Hard to keep a poker face when something like that pops up.
Rob in NC
MilSpecOps Syndicate #1962
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1962

Sometimes we are the windshield, Sometimes we are the bug...
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SteveRetherford
super SCORE !!!
[DrSteve2]    Steve , Keeper of the Light !!!
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Barrett
^^Yep^^

What a complete find!
Andrew

Living and learning in NZ
Hoping to reach cognitive and emotional maturity before my children do.
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10gage
Holy tomoly Batman 
James sizemore
milspec syndicate #1941
slant savers #68
quicklite crew#43
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Pancholoco1911

Wow, you score. 

pick heavy? I don’t think so, they load pretty quick on my smartphone 

~Pancho~
👀 for BD lantern  7/85, 10/04, 5/11, 2/19
BernzOmatic Appreciation Club #101
“Solo sé que no sé nada”
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austin65uri
Exceptional find!  Congratulations.  Lots of interesting things turn up in Downeast Maine.
Bill.
ICCC#1601
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clg20261
That is a gem! Wow!!!
ICCC MEMBER #1050
275 Club Member #39
Sears Club Member #76
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hikerduane
Score!  Neat bits.
Duane
Duane-All seasons, year round backpacker and camper.  So many stoves and lanterns, who's counting.
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TunkTop
Hey Lew,
You Suck!
I live here in Maine and I take serious issue with you coming around and snorkeling all the good stuff out from under us. I guess I’ve been falling down on the job.
Well, at least it went to a good home. Let’s see some pictures when you get her going. 
You definitely Suck!
E.B. Leland
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rob_pontius
That's a great piece of history that you found. It seems to be frozen in time. Congrats.
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Coldwaterpaddler

Wow!!!!

Pic heavy?? I don't think so. Please photograph and post all of the pamphlets and instructions if you get a chance. That find is worth going really pic heavy.

Congrats!

Stovie-Steve
"Don't let the weather run your life" - Steve
The Coleman Blues - #95
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Ridge Runner
That’s a beautiful piece and an awesome find! Box, papers and all, man, congrats!!

— 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

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Tgarner01
Great find Lew. Amazing the condition the box is in. I'm betting it was probably stored in a house/garage instead of a barn ðŸ˜ Look forward to the light up. Thanks for sharing ðŸ‘
Toby Garner
ICCC #1939
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1hpycmpr
Congrats on a very nice find and good thing your SIL altered the route!  Wow!
Mark
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Jayhawksr
Man, you really suck!  That box looks almost new. 
Richard (KC native and KU Alumni living in Maryland)
Rock Chalk, Jayhawk. Go KU!
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #1983.  Coleman Quick-lite Crew #36.
Mil Spec Syndicate #1983
Eagle Scout Class of '83
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MartyJ
Great find, better instincts on stopping and you owe your SIL dinner for taking the back road.  That sure doesn’t happen too often.  Oh yeah, you suck!!!!!!!!
Marty
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Dan
Wow, I'm near as intrigued over the box as I am regarding the vent.What a find. Congrats!!!
Dan

Coleman Slant Saver #50
Coleman Quick-Lite Crew #18
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MrAlexxx
That is about as good as it could get. GREAT SCORE!

Alex
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74HARLEY
Score of the month right there! Wow!
Joe
looking for 200a 11-56,9-77,2-65 Coleman 275 appreciation syndicate member #0004 ICCC #1262
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #19
Frank appreciation syndicate member #9
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Leviticus Tomethreus
@Coldwaterpaddler what would be the find of a lifetime
My friends don’t call me “Lantern Levi” for nothin’,
if they did call me that.

Looking for bday lanterns 8/38, 8/41, 
10/25, and 8/07

The biggest lie I tell myself is
”I don’t need to write that down, I’ll remember it.”
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sbh801
SSSSSSSSSSSWWWWWWWWWWWWWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT,  I WANT!!! OH YOU>[smiley_2013_03_26-04_03_zps847725d5]
Shine on!! Steven
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Mister Wilson
What a fantastic find!  I bet you're still keeping it close by so you can keep staring at it.
John
H.C. Lanterns dealer
Coleman 275 Appreciation Syndicate #2001 A Turd's Odyssey
Canadian Blues #028
Coleman Slant Saver #31
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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Bumpkin 95
Very nice find. That box looks great and definitely included a money shot when you get her running 
  • Lee
  • Milspec Syndicate member #1995
  • Like a lantern just hanging out
  • ICCC member #1927
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Wirefox
That is one amazing find!
Vance     ICCC #1538
Coleman Blues #151
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #14
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liteitup
Your awesome find gains you a familiar but firm [Smilie4] Very nice find !! Congratulations,
You owe your daughter big time since you found this while visiting her.
Lee
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Weirdnerd
Find of the year, hands down.
Can't sleep, squirrels will eat me....

If you need a Sun Flame Generator Model 100-107 ( for Sunflame lanterns models 105, 106, 107 and 110) give me a PM, I have close to 80 of those, 15 bucks each.


Werner
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BSAGuy
That's a stone cold killer.  Your diligence has been rewarded.
- Courtenay
Be Prepared
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Chucker
Just wow!!!!!
Chuck
"...we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope" Romans 5:3-4
Eye-SEE-C-C Member #1333 -- MilSpecOps #003
"Michigan - from the Ojibwa word “meicigama,” meaning “great water.”
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Flyboyfwa
Thats a great find. Imagine all the history that has transpired since it was built.
Andy
Mil-Spec Ops #199
Coleman Slant Saver #54
Coleman Quick Lite Crew #06
275 Appreciation Syndicate #1970
The Coleman Blues 243's #159

ICCC #1741
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outlawmws
Box and everything!  and in better shape then most half that age!    Suckage well earned!
[Logo%20Outlaw-half] 
Coleman Blue's 243's #341 - 275 Appreciation Syndicate member 0242
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


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Banjoman
Lew all I can say is “WHOLLY RIP SNORTING CAT FISH”. MAINE thing is you got it. R u going back?
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fuel brained
Good things come to those who wait.
Pastor Jeff
God said "Let there be light" so He let His Son shine.
SoCal and Lovin' It. Desert Rat Division
US Navy Submarine Cold War Veteran
MilSpec Ops #1960 "Feel the Roar"
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Rubing
What a great find! Congrats 
ICCC # 1402
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oleforester
Stovie-Steve wanted some more pictures on the pamphlets and material that was in the box.  Looks like the only things I may be missing is the spare Q99 generator, Q18 gas tip and the QW wrench.  Also thought it was interesting on the instructions.  It states There are three things that you must do to get satisfactory service from this lantern. 1. Always use a good grade of fresh clean water-white gasoline.  Do not use any of the doped gasoline in Coleman products.  2. Be sure to thoroughly preheat generator coil before opening lantern valve.  3. Clean out the fount of the lantern every few months. This keeps the residue which collects in the bottom of the fount from stopping up the generator.  Enjoy the pictures and thank you for all the comments.  I will be heading back to Maine in October and will have to take another back road or two.
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Lew
ICCC #1610
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Jeepstircrazy
ou found a time capsule, that's what you found! Congrats! I'm Coleman green with envy....
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What's the lowest you'll take for this lantern?                                                

          Today is a gift, that's why they call it the present.
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Gasman64
[Smilie5], Lew, what a treasure! So nice, with all those bits and the box, too!  It'll be great to see you get that working.
Steve
ICCC #1012
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Donnellym
Amazing find!
Mark
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williamlee111

Does anybody else have that sick sinking feeling looking at this beautiful thing? No words can describe The incredible find I’m looking at. I mean how many more of these wonderful things are out there in the wild? . I’m going to leave now and go get some Tylenol before my head explodes.


To me who has a little luck with finding anything this is a find of a lifetime for you. Enjoy it for the rest your life and make sure to keep it in your family.


And you suck as well.
You really do.

 

 

Not looking for anything. I have too much already, my wife says. 
 
 Bill
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