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Railroad Lanterns Antique Brass 12" - Train Lamp

Railroad Lanterns Antique Brass 12" - Train Oil Lamp

Antique Brass Railroad Oil Lamp

Historically railroad lanterns were used by railroad workers as a hand signaling device. Unlike other train lamps which were used at night, a signal railroad lantern was used during both day and night. Usually mounted to something,  it would be swung in different ways to send a signal, such as stop, apply the brakes, etc. In the days of olde when steam locomotives were the highways of the country, these old railroad lanterns were the primary means of communication, and absolutely essential during nighttime travel. Different lenses were often used on these train lamps. The standard clear lens was used by the brakeman for various functions around the rail yard, the red lens was used to stop or warn traffic from the rear of the train. The kerosene lantern was a efficient portable light source that was used for decades until the invention of modern communications.

Our Signal Railroad Lamps are working genuine vintage railroad lanterns, built to withstand bad weather like any traditional hurricane lantern, it can be used either indoors or out, a classic antique kerosene lamp with many possible uses. Get yourself a piece of history and a beautiful and practical antique brass lantern. 2.5lb of solid brass, high quality construction.

Comes with a wick installed, burns standard Lamp Oil or Kerosene.

Specifications
MADE IN INDIA
Burn Time (hours): 
10
Fuel Capacity (oz): 
6
Wick Size: 
3/8" Flat Wick
Lantern Hanger: 
647-BH
$109.97
Variations

Nautical Oil Lamps - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 14"

Nautical Oil Lamps - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 14"
Nautical Oil Lamps - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 14"Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10" and 15"Pictured w/hook, Antique Brass Onion Lantern 14"

Antique Brass Nautical Oil Lamp

Another Vermont Lanterns exclusive, our solid antique brass Onion Lanterns are fully functioning oil lamps. First used as colonial era lighting in the 1800's, Onion Lanterns were designed as a light to burn whale oil, and were used by nautical shipping companies and railroads. When made of brass they resist the harsh coastal New England weather. The shape of the glass globe and surrounding cage make the lantern very sturdy, and practical to use even in wind and rain. A classic nautical lantern, rich in maritime history.

Lantern stands 14" tall without the handle, 5" diameter at the base, and 9.5" at its widest point of the cage. Made of antique finished brass. Lantern finish will not require polishing. The 14" model weighs 3.5 lbs and comes with a larger fuel reservoir and interior globe burner, which will burn a little brighter than the 10" model.

The Onion Lamp looks best hanging from a hook, but will also operate sitting on a table. Matching finish hangers available separately. Comes with a wick installed, burns standard Lamp Oil or Kerosene.

Specifications
MADE IN INDIA
Burn Time (hours): 
25
Fuel Capacity (oz): 
8
Wick Size: 
1/2" Flat Wick
Globe Size: 
#1-G Interior
Lantern Hanger: 
647A-BH
$139.97
Variations
Also available in Electric Antique: 

Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 14"

Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 14"
Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 14"Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10" and 15"Pictured w/hook, Antique Brass Onion Lantern 14"

Solid Brass Nautical Oil Lamp

Another Vermont Lanterns exclusive, our solid brass Onion Lanterns are fully functioning oil lamps. First used as colonial era lighting in the 1800's, Onion Lanterns were designed as a light to burn whale oil, and were used by nautical shipping companies and railroads. When made of brass they resist the harsh coastal New England weather. The shape of the glass globe and surrounding cage make the lantern very sturdy, and practical to use even in wind and rain. A classic nautical lantern, rich in maritime history.

Lantern stands 14" tall without the handle, 5" diameter at the base, and 9.5" at its widest point of the cage. Made of solid raw brass. Lantern will darken an age with time naturally, or you can polish it and keep it bright. The 14" model weighs 3.5 lbs and comes with a larger fuel reservoir and interior globe burner, which will burn a little brighter than the 10" model.

The Onion Lamp looks best hanging from a hook, but will also operate sitting on a table. Matching finish hangers available separately. Comes with a wick installed, burns standard Lamp Oil or Kerosene.

Specifications
MADE IN INDIA
Burn Time (hours): 
25
Fuel Capacity (oz): 
8
Wick Size: 
1/2" Flat Wick
Globe Size: 
#1-G Interior
Lantern Hanger: 
647-BH
$139.97
Variations
Also available in Electric Brass: 

Nautical Oil Lamps - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 10"

Nautical Oil Lamps - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 10"
Nautical Oil Lamps - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 10"Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10" and 15"Pictured w/hook - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 10"

Antique Brass Nautical Lantern

Another Vermont Lanterns exclusive, our solid antique brass Onion Lanterns are fully functioning oil lamps. First used as colonial era lighting in the 1800's, Onion Lanterns were designed as a light to burn whale oil, and were used by nautical shipping companies and railroads. When made of brass they resist the harsh coastal New England weather. The shape of the glass globe and surrounding cage make the lantern very sturdy, and practical to use even in wind and rain. A classic nautical lantern, rich in maritime history.

The Onion Lamp looks best hanging from a hook, but will also operate sitting on a table. Antique finish will not need polishing. Matching finish hangers available separately. Comes with a wick installed, burns standard Lamp Oil or Kerosene.

Lantern stands 10" tall without the handle, 3.5" diameter at the base, and 7.5" at its widest point of the cage. Made of solid antique finish brass.

Specifications
MADE IN INDIA
Burn Time (hours): 
12
Fuel Capacity (oz): 
3.5
Wick Size: 
1/2" Flat Wick
Lantern Hanger: 
648A-BH, 646A-BH (stand)
$99.97
Variations
Also available in Electric Antique: 

Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10"

Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10"
Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10"Nautical Oil Lamps - Brass Onion Lantern 10" and 15"Pictured w/hook - Antique Brass Onion Lantern 10"

Solid Brass Nautical Lantern

Another Vermont Lanterns exclusive, our solid brass Onion Lanterns are fully functioning oil lamps. First used as colonial era lighting in the 1800's, Onion Lanterns were designed as a light to burn whale oil, and were used by nautical shipping companies and railroads. When made of brass they resist the harsh coastal New England weather. The shape of the glass globe and surrounding cage make the lantern very sturdy, and practical to use even in wind and rain. A classic nautical lantern, rich in maritime history.

The Onion Lamp looks best hanging from a hook, but will also operate sitting on a table. Matching brass hanger available separately. Comes with a wick installed, burns standard Lamp Oil or Kerosene.

Lantern stands 10" tall without the handle, 3.5" diameter at the base, and 7.5" at its widest point of the cage. Made of solid raw brass. Lantern will darken an age with time naturally, or you can polish it and keep it bright.

Specifications
MADE IN INDIA
Burn Time (hours): 
12
Fuel Capacity (oz): 
3.5
Wick Size: 
1/2" Flat Wick
Lantern Hanger: 
648-BH, 646-BH (stand)
$99.97
Variations
Also available in Electric Brass: 

Railroad Lanterns 12" - Train Lamp

Railroad Lanterns 12" - Train Oil Lamp

Brass Railroad Oil Lamp

Historically railroad lanterns were used by railroad workers as a hand signaling device. Unlike other train lamps which were used at night, a signal railroad lantern was used during both day and night. Usually mounted to something,  it would be swung in different ways to send a signal, such as stop, apply the brakes, etc. In the days of olde when steam locomotives were the highways of the country, these old railroad lanterns were the primary means of communication, and absolutely essential during nighttime travel. Different lenses were often used on these train lamps. The standard clear lens was used by the brakeman for various functions around the rail yard, the red lens was used to stop or warn traffic from the rear of the train. The kerosene lantern was a efficient portable light source that was used for decades until the invention of modern communications.

Our Signal Railroad Lamps are working genuine vintage railroad lanterns, built to withstand bad weather like any traditional hurricane lantern, it can be used either indoors or out, a classic antique kerosene lamp with many possible uses. Get yourself a piece of history and a beautiful and practical brass oil lamp for any situation. 2.5lb of solid brass, high quality construction.

Comes with a wick installed, burns standard Lamp Oil or Kerosene.

Specifications
MADE IN INDIA
Burn Time (hours): 
10
Fuel Capacity (oz): 
6
Wick Size: 
3/8" Flat Wick
Lantern Hanger: 
647-BH
$109.97
Variations
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