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Classic Lanterns, 2nd Ed by Dennis Pearson

Classic Lanterns, 2nd Ed by Dennis Pearson

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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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  • Classic Lanterns, Revised 2nd Edition with Updated Prices

    Dennis A. Pearson


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2008

    Pages: 144

    Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

    Condition: New

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