Here's one your don't see for sale very often! The classic Virginia/West Virginia coal hauler that was merged into the N&W in the great merger of 1964. The lantern is in outstanding condition, as you can see by the photos.The frame sits straight on its base. There are no corrosion spots or holes of any kind. The fuel pot has no holes. The fount cup is solid. Bottom is nearly 100% tin.
The frame shows use, with some light surface rusted that could be cleaned under the lid; (nothing structural). The frame is uncleaned; simply wiped down with a soft rag, so it still has that working patina that so many enjoy. Items seldom see public sales. The frame comes with an old unmarked Corning style globe with no cracks or major chips, just the usual rim "fleabites".The item "Scare VIRGINIAN RY. Adlake RELIABLE Railroad lantern outstanding condition" is in sale since Sunday, May 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps".
The seller is "stoneborobranch" and is located in Waverly, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.