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Classic Lanterns, 2nd Ed by: Dennis Pearson
Classic Lanterns, 2nd Ed by: Dennis Pearson
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Classic Lanterns, Revised 2nd Edition with Updated Prices by: Dennis A. Pearson
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Author: Dennis A. Pearson
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 144
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: SCH-2008-9780764328763-X2

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

Table of Contents

Excerpts from Table of Contents:

  • (Antique) Oil Lamp History
  • Use & Care of Lanterns
  • Kerosene Lantern Dating
  • Lantern & Glass Companies - Makers:
    - R.E. Dietz
    - Adams & Adlake (Westlake)
    - Defiance Lantern & Stamping
    - Embury
    - C.T. Ham
    - Handlan Buck Mnfg
    - Steam Guage Lantern Co
    - Wheeling Stamping Co
    - Perkins Marine
    - Distributors, Jobbers, Wholesalers
    - Globe Makers
    - A Short History of Glass
    - Kopp Glass Co
    - Corning Flint Glass Works
  • All Solder Construction, 1830-1895
  • Foreign Lanterns
  • Repair, Restoration
  • Lantern Prices
  • Collecting Tips, Rarity, Condition, Web Directory, Etc

--- John Kincaid, Collector Bookstore


The first photographic investigation of the history, companies, people, places, uses, prices, and the kerosene lanterns themselves. Some of these lanterns are so rare they have never been photographed before. Each lantern is described in detail, over 200 photos and illustrations, over 30 color photos. Detailed restoration information, American and foreign lanterns, railroad lanterns, and lots of barn lanterns. Collecting tips, newly revised quick reference prices, and the Universal Value Calculator.

The author is an antiques restorer with over 25 years of lantern collecting experience.


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