There are no holes anywhere. If the purchaser wants to use this the way it was originally intended they may do so.
They made 2 different versions of this. The second version had a bolt attached to the lid. This one is at least a couple of years older and harder to find; especially one in this conditon. On the front of the lantern it reads Dayton Milleable Iron Cos Shop Torch 1885.
The lantern measures 9 3/4 in high. The diameter at the bottom is 4 in. The diameter at the mouth is 1 7/8 in. The diameter at the very top where the wick comes out is 1 in.
The unit weighs 2 lbs. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Lanterns & Lamps". The seller is "jerryupnorth" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States.