"Patent Applied For" Tin Candle Lantern with a Painted Pedal Top Chimney with Central Frosted Band, Circa 1870. Candle Lantern is Circa 1890. This is a modified Chimney Painted to make it a "Parade Lantern."
The bottom of the tin candle socket is dye stamped; The Bauchelle Company N.Y. * Handy Andy * Trade Mark. Pat. applied for in US & Foreign Countries." There is a faint remnant of a Japanned finish around the Candle Socket.
Chimney Top is painted Red, the middle Factory Frosted band, and the bottom portion painted gold which is faded to a remnant like state. The rare chimney was manufactured with pulled pedal top decoration. Then the center band was frosted with an abrasive. the red and gold was added later to be used as a Parade Lantern.
Dimensions: Overall Lantern stands 13 1/2 inches to the top of the wire bale handle. 8 1/4 inches to the top of the chimney from the base with a 4 1/2 inch base diameter.
Weight: 6 ounces
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