1800s Prr Brass Top Bell Bottom Fixed Red Globe Railroad Lantern Cased Letters
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1800s Prr Brass Top Bell Bottom Fixed Red Globe Railroad Lantern Cased Letters:
1800s PRR brass top bell bottom fixed red globe Railroad LANTERN Cased lettersOFFERED FOR sale ISTHIS WONDERFUL RARE TRANSITIONAL 1800'S FIXED GLOBE, FIXED TOP, BELL BOTTOM RAILROAD LANTERN WITH THE ORIGINAL "PRR" RUBY RED CAST LETTER GLOBE. I BELIEVE THIS DATES FROM THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD. I NEVER SAW A LARGER LANTERN! HAS A BRASS TOP WITH ORIGINAL PATINA, AND UNUSUAL SHAPED DRAFT HOLES AND ORIGINAL CAN WITH BRASS BURNER WHICH UNSCREWS. STAMPED "334'" ON TOP THE FLARED BELL BOTTOM. THE ORIGINAL GLOBE HAS THE CAST RAISED LETTERS "P R R". IN ABSOLUTELY EXCELLENT CONDITION, WITH A SMOOTH OVAL BUBBLE IN THE MAKING IN THE GLASS NEAR THE LETTER "P." NO CRACKS OR CHIPS. GLOBE MEASURES ROUGHLY 6" HIGH.
TALL METAL LANTERN MEASURES 11 1/2" TALL. WITH HANDLE 17 3/8".
CONDITION: IS ALL-OVER PITTED, BUT METAL IS SOLID. NO HOLES. THERE'S A COUPLE BREAKS ALONG THE MIDDLE RIM ONLY AND A COUPLE AGE CRACKS IN THE BRASS TOP-SEE LAST PHOTOS. SELLING IN "AS FOUND, AS IS" CONDITION.
A RARE BEAUTY, TO BE SURE!!!!!
PLEASE EXAMINE ENLARGED PHOTOS.
SHIPPED USPS REGISTERED, FULLY INSURED BY BUYER, WITH TRACKING NUMBER. ***PLEASE WAIT FOR FINAL INVOICE TO BE SENT AT sale'S END WITH CORRECT INSURED POSTAGE TO YOUR SPECIFIC POSTAL ZONE.
This item is being offered with . All photos should be considered part of the description. Please review them before offerding. I guarantee the condition of each item described and indicated in the photographs and this item may be returned for a full refund. I value positive response and will leave positive response for my buyers as well. I SHIP WORLDWIDE. International buyers please contact me for Priority insured shipping costs. I WILL COMBINE SHIPPING. I welcome all inquiries. PA buyers please add 6% sales tax. PAYPAL AND E-CHECKS ONLY. THANKS FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK offerDING!
On Feb-27-13 at 08:41:39 PST, seller added the following information:This lantern has a stamped mark in the center of the bottom "J. K. Kelly, Rochester, N. Y." This early Locomotive Lantern maker made lanterns from 1859 to 1860.On Feb-27-13 at 08:43:51 PST, seller added the following information:Sorry, it reads J. H. Kelly & Co., Rochester, N.Y."