Vintage Rare Sears Roebuck 2-mantle Lantern No. 476.74060 - 1st Yr Made 1963
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Vintage Rare Sears Roebuck 2-mantle Lantern No. 476.74060 - 1st Yr Made 1963:
For your consideration is a nice Vintage 1963 "SEARS ROEBUCK & CO" Double Mantle Lantern - see pict # 7. This is the first year for this lantern red w/black top - the label which is"mostly missing" see pict #1 - is on the front of the fount and the lighting instructions are on the rear of the fount - see pict #2. In the nextseries of this lantern - the label and the instructions were both on the front of the fount. This lantern is very rare in the red w/black top, in the nextyears model the color changed to a pale blue w/black top which is what you usually find. This lantern is Model No. 476.74060 which is stamped into the globe rest (see pict #4). The globe is marked: PYREX - Made in USA for Coleman -who manufactured this lantern for Sears. Sears didn't make their own products, but contracted withothermanufactures tomake products forthem. Many times the products were exactly like the manufacture's own line, but often they differed somewhat. In this lantern the fount is different from the Coleman lantern - it has a wider- flatterfount or tank. The lantern stands approx 14 1/2" in height x 6 7/8" indiameter at the base. This lantern has been completely disassembled, cleaned and new replacement parts have been installed.This lantern has a new:Filler Cap Gasket, a Tip Cleaner Assembley, and Generator (see repair parts invoice in pict # 8). It also comes along with an original "SEARS"Round Decal which you can choose tokeep or install on the lantern. It also comes with a set of mantles ready to install. This is a very nice lantern that is ready for use around the house or on your next camping trip or emergency situation. It would also make a nice addition to a lantern collection. If you have any questions, need additional information or pictures please contact me. Thanks for looking.