Onion Form Distress Lantern with Ruby Red Glass Globe

Product Code: 19022
Shipping Weight: 5.00 lbs

Product Description

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.