I dont believe any knows what happened to the lantern tooling. This model for sale and along with others have surfaced with parts from both NEG and SG&L. This particular lantern features an SG&L constructed body and brass top , with a NEG patented clip release fount (but no longer NEG date stamped) , and their style lid latch.Fount is tin sleeved skinny glass pot with a No. Globe is a 6in barrel. Condition - very good , clean smooth tin , with light surface rust in spots. No heavy rusting or pitting present.
No visible working condition issues either. Brass top has 2 dimple dents as shown. Has not been oil tested.
Please check last picture for more listed daily. Co transition Railroad style model LANTERN" is in sale since Tuesday, January 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Lamps, Lighting\Lamps". The seller is "theantiquelantern" and is located in Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.