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Posted 6 months ago

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RonM
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The two lanterns on the left are old railroad lanterns.The two on the right are marked "Dietz". I don't think the two on the right are too old ,as they are in perfect shape.

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  1. RonM RonM, 6 months ago
    Thanks for looking Kerry
  2. flask flask, 6 months ago
    I love that yellow signal lantern. I think that railroad lanterns tend to look better with some age and rust. And you are right in thinking that the lanterns on the right are not very old. I have never seen the electric blue paint on any but the most recent Dietz lanterns - still a couple of decades old, but not as old as the railroad lanterns.
  3. RonM RonM, 6 months ago
    Thank you for the info flask,and thanks for looking,Dr Fluffy.gargoylecollector,& EJW54
  4. RonM RonM, 6 months ago
    Thanks for looking Blunderbuss and Officialfuel.
  5. railnsail, 5 months ago
    The yellow lamp is a marker lamp most likley marked PRR allthough the NYNH&H and LIRR used that style as well. The lantern on the right ia an Adlake Kero (short globe lantern). The little wizard and D-light blue Dietz lanterns have a "japan" finish and were common as barn, construction and farm use. and the little red lantern looks to be a Dietz Comet which was a home use lantern. hope this helps.
  6. Aimathena Aimathena, 5 months ago
    Would love to have them on a camping trip

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