Offered is a unique piece of railroad history; an uncommon example of a Santa Fe Railroad Lantern with a matching Clear Cast Santa Fe Cross Logo Lantern Globe. The frame is an Adlake 1 Pc. Top Reliable Bellbottom and is embossed on the bell SANTA FE. To get around that specification, A&W embossed all of their maker and patent information on the top of the fuel founts for these lanterns and this lantern has the correct original embossed fount. What makes this lantern frame unique is the roll or lip at the top of the dome; this is factory done and these do not show up very often.
The lantern frame is in excellent condition; has clean smooth metal, lots of original tin, stands straight and has no dents, extra holes drilled, bent, broken or missing parts. As already stated, it comes with the correct embossed ADLAKE threaded fount and brass Adlake1909 patented burner. The fount and burner are in excellent condition and would still hold fuel and burn if desired. The wick easily moves up and down.
The lantern globe is in excellent condition; free of scratches, cloudiness, chips or cracks. There are some minor mold flaws on the inside of the glass that may appear as small cracks but are not. This matching set is original and complete from top to bottom and it would be tough to find another example this nice!The Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad or Santa Fe existed from 1870 to 1997 when it merged with Burlington Northern to form Burlington Northern - Santa Fe or BNSF. Be sure to view all photographs closely as they are part of the item description. The item "SANTA FE RAILROAD LANTERN Clear Cast Santa Fe Cross Logo Lantern Globe" is in sale since Sunday, June 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "rrcollectionconnection" and is located in Acton, California.
This item can be shipped to United States.