These Miniature Bullseye Signal Candle Lanterns were popular with children during the 1870's after the American Civil War "Signal Corps Lanterns" came into fame, which were originally whale oil lanterns !
This Candle Powered Example is Complete with the Clear Bullseye Lens in the working hinged door as an illuminating flash light, and the Red & Green Filter Lenses are still Internally Mounted and Rotated to change the Light Emitting Colors by rotating the assembly with the top exhaust vent cap.
See the photo whereas the internal rotating shutter assembly is removed which holds the Color Filters in place
Stands only 4 3/8 inches high, and 2 3/16 inches in base diameter.
Near Mint Condition with 90+% original black paint and only a minor wrinkle on one side.
Item ID: 2327