A very rare find and great items for your collection! Coleman June 1949 242C Single Mantle Gas Lantern. This 72 year old Coleman camping lantern is in nice condition for an item this age! A very nice vent and fount with only minor wear, chipping, etc. It has the original box, price tag, instructions / owner's guide, a BOX of Silk-Lite mantles (3 mantles left in it in wax paper packets), has a red letter US made Pyrex globe, and has a vintage'sparker' with its original box and instructions.
The box is torn and missing the top and part of it on the back side, but is good for display if left with the front facing. Cleaned the lantern, added an o-ring to the gas cap, and ensured the lantern would pump up and hold pressure. Lantern lit easily and ran with no issues.These lanterns are very old antique items so there are signs of wear and use which may include chips on the vent, paint loss, rust/pitting, dings or dents, etc. Please study the photos for the best description. The item "RARE Coleman 6/49 242C Single Mantle Lantern ORIG BOX PAPERWORK SILKLITES & MORE" is in sale since Sunday, September 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Outdoor Sports\Camping & Hiking\Flashlights, Lanterns & Lights\Lanterns". The seller is "dark-coogan" and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.