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kb0hae
Lots of cool old gear!  My oldest is my 9/49 242C.
Its always darkest before you light the Coleman lantern!
In Rock We Trust!
Martin
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Weirdnerd
I have my dad's pocket knife, he got it as a gift from my mom in 1957, Wenger ( Swiss Army) has scissors, cork opener, saw, big and small blade, can opener, tweezers, awl, and flat screwdriver.
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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dbhost
We are still going through my Dad's equipment, which isn't easy, he was in Oregon, I live in Texas, and my brother lives in Oklahoma. But my oldest not necessarily camping, but outdoor gear, is my Dad had a vietnam era spotting scope that we bought at an Army Navy Surplus store in the 70s. There is a stamp on it USN 1958. 

My oldest directly camping gear at present is my 1969 Coleman 511A and 1969 Coleman 515 catalytic heaters. Wonderful heaters, once you get them warmed up and atomizing the fuel that is...
Love my old school Coleman liquid fuel gear. Looking for tips and tricks to make the most of it.

-Dave
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Chucker
Like Dan, my Air-O is my oldest when it goes with me. Otherwise it's probably a Slant or Quicklite as I like to have an older  lantern in the mix these days. 

Been thinking about taking my AA lamp but it might be too fragile. 
Chuck
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ShawnR
Oldest pieces would be a few 1800s cast iron spider skillets for cooking over coals. Piece Ive had the longest is an Eureka pup tent I got in the late 70s.
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Gunhippie
This '34 242 has recently joined the permanent traveling collection in the Van:

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But most of my camping gear is a little older than I:

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'52/53 426A, '47 500. Table and stand unknown.
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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Emorr123
On this current trip it’s a 49 242C, 51 228E, 52 milspec, 56 500A, 64 502, and a 69 413G. Click image for larger version - Name: E9C7C295-6E3D-4B11-8924-657A56EE388E.jpeg, Views: 188, Size: 148.19 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 1F56A00A-3204-4E7B-BD8D-831A4BEC0E7F.jpeg, Views: 202, Size: 84.67 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 7F785E13-CB7A-40DE-9105-8F97B294D57D.jpeg, Views: 199, Size: 160.24 KB
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Emorr123
Oh yeah and an undated camp oven from the 50’s?
Eric 
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SamuelBrown
My camping gear:
Lightweight clothing that can be layered
Long-sleeved shirts
Sweaters or fleece jacket
T-shirts and tank tops (be respectful of the culture you are visiting)
Pants and/or shorts
Socks – wool socks are best for hiking
Comfortable walking shoes
Travel guide apps
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nikdanger
I must be quite a newb as my oldest piece of gear,besides myself, is my model 288 with the metal outer pump parts. The sticker reads CL2 - now why would coleman put a sticker on a 288 and call it a CL2 ?????
I love Jesus --> I fall down, get up, walk some, fall down get up, walk some, hopefully to fall less,walk more.
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Yosemite John
SamuelBrown wrote:
My camping gear:
Lightweight clothing that can be layered
Long-sleeved shirts
Sweaters or fleece jacket
T-shirts and tank tops (be respectful of the culture you are visiting)
Pants and/or shorts
Socks – wool socks are best for hiking
Comfortable walking shoes
Travel guide apps
so what's oldest?
A Happy Camper
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outlawmws
nikdanger wrote:
I must be quite a newb as my oldest piece of gear,besides myself, is my model 288 with the metal outer pump parts. The sticker reads CL2 - now why would coleman put a sticker on a 288 and call it a CL2 ?????


Probably a marketing experiment.  They also made the CL1 (single mantle)  I have a CL2 that I bought new.  its in my old tent trailer.  I'd kind of like to find a CL1...
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outlawmws
so what's oldest?


And has it been 'fettled" recently?  😂
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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


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BSAGuy
My oldest piece of gear is me!  3/59 manufacture date on the bottom of my fount.
- Courtenay
Be Prepared
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grob
My oldest camping gear is an 1842 Enfield Sword Bayonet. Do I actually use it camping... uh no, but Gandpa told me that is what Confederate artillery troops used to clear brush for Gun emplacements during the Civil War and as last resort defense. He got it and some other swords from a Civil War veteran and I have had them since I was a kid. It was issued with the British Brunswick Rifle and sold surplus through Union blockades. Can you imagine trying to shoot it with this massive sword/bayonet on the end of it?

Actual camping gear would be a 1936 228B, 1955 220E lanterns and a 1937 3H and 1952 426A stoves.
Also a 1912 Model 1892 Winchester and a 1924 Model 1912 shotgun. Then a 1964 W100 Dodge Power Wagon Town Wagon to haul it all around and party and sleep in.
G-Man
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grob
Now, my Dad knew how to camp right! 1948 Cessna 140, check. Coleman 530 stove, check. Fly rods, check and comely company, check! I had this stove for a long time and never fired it. I might still have it, or maybe not. Still have the fly rod.
G-Man
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Boy, I say boy... you're about to exceed the limitations of my medication.
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Willy
I suspect this E-tool is my oldest piece of camping gear, and goes on every camping trip.  I believe it is WWII issue.   When it is not in camp, it lives year round behind the seat of my F-150. it has been modified it a bit.  The little hole in the blade is for nail pulling.  Filed some teeth onto one side for a saw.  Sharpened the other edge to use as a chopping tool.  I used it to dig out of snow banks, make firewood, dig latrines, pound in tent stakes, and to paddle a raft.  It's also is a handy weapon that looks innocuous.

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outlawmws
In view of other posts - needs a bump!
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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


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Camper Joel
Hi all this is my first post, mine is a 1958 228e   just used it last weekend love this lantern
Joel Swarsbrick
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Kgam1020
I always bring a couple lanterns on our camping trips. One is my 11/1958 200A. I usually bring a single and a double lantern.   
Ken.
Looking for Bday lanterns, 10/83, 11/84 and 10/2011.
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azmike
I am still shaving with the double edged razor the US Army gave me when I got there in 1971, I didn't really need it then.
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fuel brained
10-46 242c still a little green with my 48-51 425nl stove.
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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outlawmws
Updating my oldest:

The Canteen in Post 1 is still the oldest and now 102!
Next up is the KampKook, Model 3 stove at 97 or 98 (I have 2 more the next gen as well)
242NL (32-35?) 85 or older
a 242A from Oct of 35 - 85!
the 242B  Nov of 37 so 83
The Sears Jr. about the same age
Several 200A's from 1954 and 1955
242NL and a 242A from Oct of 35

Not likely to take others except the Franks, but those are difficult to sort an "age" for...
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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


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