Onion Form Distress Lantern with Ruby Red Glass Globe

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Product Code: 19022
Shipping Weight: 5.00 lbs

$455.00

1 in stock

Product Description

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A very rare surviving civil war era onion type red globe distress signal lamp made by an unknown maker. Made of tin with a hinged chimney cap with brass cap, metal swing handle and globe guard, the ruby red glass is 100 percent but does have a very fine crack on one side. Open at bottom and missing burner. Dents in the brass cap from hard use. Stands 13 1/2 inches tall exclusive of the swing handle and the wire guard is 9 inches in diameter. Great old aged metal patina.