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GTR E.T. Wright & Co. No. 15 Tall Globe Brakeman's Lantern

Regular price $280.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $280.00 USD
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A restored No 15, tall globe brakeman's lantern made by E.T. Wright for the Grand Trunk Railroad (GTR) between 1915 - 1920.  The GTR operated in Ontario and Quebec as well as Michigan. In 1920, the GTR merged with the Canadian National Railway (CNR).

Top of lantern chimney is marked "E.T. Wright & Co. MFRS, Hamilton - Ont. The lantern hood is marked “G.T.R, Pat'd 1908." The metal oil fount and burner is unmarked.

The clear glass globe is marked E.T. W & Co. and GTR in raised glass. The globe has bubbles from manufacturing process (common in older glass manufacturing).

Condition: Good used. This antique lantern has been restored, has no dents or scratches and has been repainted in matte black.  The top of the glass globe has a 1.25" crack plus some minor chipping.  The burner is stuck to the burner pot.  See photos for details.


Dimensions:
Height to the top of the handle – 15.5"
Height to the top of the chimney – 10.5"
Diameter at base – 6.75"
Weight - 1.2 kg