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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILWAY

Item # 12392

Adlake model 1913 Reliable lantern in excellent original condition. Dark patina on the lid and bright tin on the cage and lower font cup. This is a strikingly eye catching frame

The globe in the lantern is a nice CM&StPRy red embossed Corning globe with only minor rim chipping. Super nice condition and sure to please the new owner.

 

PRICE: $180.00

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CHICAGO MILWAUKEE & St. PAUL RAILWAY

Item # 12391

Bright and clean beautiful CM&StPRy brass top bell bottom lantern. Great tinning and no rust whatsoever on this beautiful frame. The bell has some slight denting but should be an easy fix, no other issues to note.

The globe in the lantern is a nice CM&StPRy red embossed Corning globe with the cast SAFETY FIRST slogan on the back. Little harder to find variation with the safety first slogan. Minor rim chipping only. Very good looking lantern.

 

PRICE: $320.00

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DES MOINES UNION RAILWAY

Item # 12390

Earliest Des Moines Union lantern we've ever come across. This Adams & Westlake 1892 single wire guard frame is in really nice condition with a mix of tin and brown patina all over. DMU Ry in large letters on the lid and a stamped serial number 244. Original 92 A&W twist off pot is in excellent condition. Comes with a clear unmarked extended globe. What a great lantern from a very popular Iowa short line.

 

PRICE: $625.00

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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12382

This classic example of the Adlake 1913 Reliable is in excellent condition with some super nice patina and great tinning on the frame and lower font cup. No repairs or problems of any kind. Some minor surface rust in a couple of spots under the lid.

The globe is a clear cast Union Pacific Overland Route logo globe in excellent condition. Some minor chips on the rims and other than that, nothing to complain about. Fully defined lettering and logo lines.

 

PRICE: $345.00

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SAN ANTONIO & ARANSAS PASS

Item # 12381

Beautiful Handlan round top tall globe frame marked in large letters SA&AP on the lid. This Texas line is difficult to find any hardware from, let alone a lantern with such great tinning. This frame remains nearly 80% tinned and in excellent original condition. The font may not be factory original but appears to have been with the frame for a long while as it matches perfectly.

The globe is a red original Corning globe with hallmark. Although it appears a collector has added the SA&AP marking to the globe, this is a very attractive lantern and if you are fortunate enough to have an original marked globe, this would be the perfect compliment.

 

PRICE: $525.00

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ADAMS & WESTLAKE MFG. CO. PAT 1864

Item # 12353

Adams & Westlake Mfg. Co large oval logo stamped in the bottom of the fuel font on this nickel plated fireman's style #39 brass lantern. Just about as mint condition as they come. Bright original nickel plating in perfect condition. No stress cracks in the brass frame, no damage or repairs. The lantern dates to the 1870's on account of the wire wrapped horizontal guard joins. The fuel font is a pinch style pot that removes from below and has a heater tube. All features original and unrepaired.

The globe is a clear extended base standard railroad #39 globe. Just a brilliant original top shelf condition lantern

 

PRICE: $390.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE RAILROAD

Item # 12334

1909 Adams wire bottom marked OSL on the lid. This frame is way above average in condition with much of the tinning remaining under the lid and through the waste area of the lantern. All complete with original components. Super nice.

The globe is a heavily struck clear cast corning style globe marked OSL in a round end panel. Cnx marking on the back. Just a beautiful eye catching set.

 

PRICE: $260.00

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ATCHISON TOPEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY

Item # 12258

SANTA FE large lettering on the lid of this pre-1895 model A&W wire bottom frame. Also stamped "A" on the lid for Albuquerque Division. The frame has a uniform dark patina from spending more than 100 years in the Arizona desert. Fresh from the Southwest to your collection. The twist off font and burner are original and in good working order. Nice straight frame.

The globe is a harder to find clear cast extended base circle cross logo globe with a nice strike and only minor rim chipping to note. Just a great early pre-1900 Santa Fe lantern.

 

PRICE: Sale Pending

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NEW YORK NEW HAVEN & HARTFORD RAILROAD

Item # 12256

All original Adams & Westlake model 1897 beehive top wire bottom frame with twist off font. This frame has a really nice patina. Very light uniform pitting on the lid under what appears to be an old clear coat finish. Some orange-ish staining underneath which looks rusty but there's no pitting so could be discolored coating. The lantern is solid and nice with all original parts and no repairs. Twist off font is in excellent condition.

The globe is a nice older serif letter example marked NYNH&HRR in a rectangular panel. Beautiful cast and nothing but small rim chips. Crystal clear. Hard to find this nice.

 

PRICE: $215.00

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WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD

Item # 12168

Adlake model 1913 single piece lid Reliable lantern frame embossed WPRR on the lid. This lantern has an uncleaned dark patina that shows what would probably be light uniform pitting on the lid underneath a fairly smooth finish. The bottom of the lantern is a mix of tinning and bare metal. The lantern is unrepaired and very straight and comes with an Adlake model 300 font and burner that is fully functional. The globe is a clear unmarked corning style globe in excellent original condition.

PRICE: $120.00

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OREGON SHORT LINE RAILROAD

Item # 11620

O.S.L. in large letters on the lid of this model 1897 Adams & Westlake ADAMS frame. Any pre-1900 OSL lantern is difficult to find these days and this frame is hard to beat. Some very minor pitting in some isolated spots but overall this frame shows smooth metal and tinning over virtually the entire surface. The twist off font looks to be from an early R.E. Dietz frame but fits and fills the spot until the appropriate A&W model can be obtained. A gorgeous uncompromised frame in excellent condition.

The globe in this lantern is a clear cast extended base style marked OSL in big fat letters. Very few of these globes exist in any condition. The only thing keeping this globe from being unbelievable is the impact cracks emanating from the top rim on opposite the lettering. The globe displays very nicely and again, fills the spot until an upgrade can be obtained.

Any OSL extended base frame or globe is hard to come by and this set certainly has the potential to be a top shelf addition.

PRICE: $790.00

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