The fount and burner are in excellent condition and the fount should hold fuel and burn if desired, but it is not tested. The 7/8 flat wick easily moves up and down when the adjuster is turned. The lantern globe is in excellent condition, free of scratches, cloudiness, chips, or cracks.
As with any globe that was used in actual railroad service there may be some minor nicks on the top and bottom rims that will not show when the frame is seated in the lantern frame. The Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad 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, January 24, 2021. 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.