Dietz "Hy-Lo" Hand Lantern with a Red Globe ! Ca. 1899 to 1945.
This Hy-Lo Model with the "Simple Lift" Tension Side Rails is probably the Second most successful Model after the #1 with Spring top.
Red Globe replacement has an Unreadable Globe identifier from a slug mold.
Measures : Stands Overall 19 inches from base to top of Wire bail handle, Frame is 13 1/2 Inches High, and 5 7/8 inches in base diameter.
Weighs 1 Pound and 0.9 Ounces.
Condition : Really Nice Clear Tin Finish with normal slight surface oxidation and the frame leans slightly above the tank. No Leaks with a working Burner & Wick. See all detailed photos.
See 2 Book Refs.: Collectable Dietz Lanterns
By : Neil S. Wood
Pages : 8 & 9
Reprinted Dietz 1917 Catalog.
(Suggested Book Value $200.00 )
Second Book Ref : Classic Lanterns
By : Dennis Pearson
Pages : 61 & 136
Printed by :Schiffer Book for Collectors (copy 2008)
(suggested book value $25.00 to $50.00)
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