This is a No. 0 Tubular Hood Star Improved Car Inspector's Lamp. Star Headlight and Lantern Co,. Inc. was founded in 1889.
Back of lantern reads: "Star Improved Car Inspectors Lamp" "Star Headlight Company" "Rochester NY USA"
The glass insert is original to the piece and was made in NY.
The lamp has been newly wired with a socket that will hold a standard sized bulb whether it be a 60 watt on a dimmer or a 15 watt candelabra bulb with a standard base.
Beautifully aged patina. The glass is in excellent condition with no breaks.
Lantern measures 6" W x15" H.
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