200A and 202 reproduction
frames back
in stock.

jun
Long time lurker just found a nice AUSTRAMAX
Sorry this rookie  is having a hard time uploading pic

So the history of the lantern from the granddaughter was that it was bought home by his grandpa a military surgeon based in Australia during WW2 who treated  GIs who were in the Bataan death march
Granddaughter  had a garage sale to empty sold cabin - I ask for camping gear & she took this out. As a beginner I offered $5 but she said best offer she had was $25. Not having seen one & not knowing if this is rare I shelled out $25 reluctantly 

Does anybody know who has one that I can connect with?
I know I know - I cannot ask for a value - to me it’s $5
Junbug California / Ohio  / all over Europe
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Mel
Here you go Jun
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jun
Thanks Mel for posting pic
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Pancholoco1911
If you think is worth $5 all probably give $15 more on what you have paid and I’ll cover shipping. Been eyeballing one of those 😉 
~Pancho~
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Pancholoco1911
If you think is worth $5 all probably give $15 more on what you have paid and I’ll cover shipping. Been eyeballing one of those 😉 


enjoy your fettling and don’t forget to post updates and the money shot
~Pancho~
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74HARLEY
Great find! I don't think any of us would pass that up!
Joe
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Guff
It's an nice early Australian Austramax lantern.
I would not classify it as rare, but certainly a hard to find and sought after early model.
The Austramax lanterns first came on the scene in Australia from mid to late 1940, and those ones had different features to the one you have, especially the vent and pump type.
The fuel cap on your's says it's an early 2/300 model, probably from the period 1945 to early 1950's, at a guess, without seeing more of it's features.
It is in very good condition and the porcelain vent condition indicates it has not had very much use for a kerosene lantern. Certainly worth much more than what you paid for it.
Austramax lanterns are still being made in Australia today, without any great, or major, changes over the the 80 years they have been manufactured  down here. That's a very good find.

Keith.
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jun
Guff wrote:
It's an nice early Australian Austramax lantern.
I would not classify it as rare, but certainly a hard to find and sought after early model.
The Austramax lanterns first came on the scene in Australia from mid to late 1940, and those ones had different features to the one you have, especially the vent and pump type.
The fuel cap on your's says it's an early 2/300 model, probably from the period 1945 to early 1950's, at a guess, without seeing more of it's features.
It is in very good condition and the porcelain vent condition indicates it has not had very much use for a kerosene lantern. Certainly worth much more than what you paid for it.
Austramax lanterns are still being made in Australia today, without any great, or major, changes over the the 80 years they have been manufactured  down here. That's a very good find.

Keith.
so if the story as told by granddaughter is true then this lantern is maybe a 45 since he was stationed in Australia before going to Manila to treat the freed GIs from the Bataan death march

i assume you are from down under saying here? Now that I know about this lantern I will have my brother in law look for some more in Sydney for me
Junbug California / Ohio  / all over Europe
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Erwin
Hi Jun.
Haven't heard from you in a long time. Hope everything is ok.
Very nice find. [sHa_yes2]
Enjoy fettling and send more pics. [Smilie8][Smilie8]
Greetings, Erwin.
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Rustytank
Any U.S. sources for the Austramax? Lehman's apparently used to carry them as the "Aussie Bush Light" and still has mantles, a needle and generator tube. My Google search doesn't turn up anyone else.
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Pancholoco1911
There is a BIN still on eBay “last one” been thinking over and over but never pulled the trigger 
~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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