Very Fine Original Unpainted "Queen" Model Kerosene Jug patented 1878 !
The Queen Model of 1 Gallon Kerosene Jugs was patent dated "February ,12th 1878." Embossed of bottom of glass jug is : "C. Rieissner & Company N.Y. PAT FEB 12,78"
Condition: Has original unpainted metal sleeve with minor bottom edge wear on the rounded can protector. Glass liner does not leak. Nice wood handle on bale wire. Has the original fill cap but is missing the spout cap.
Height: 12 inches from floor to the top of the Spout or 13 inches to the top of the bale handle. Base diameter is 6 1/4 inches.
Weighs 3 Pounds, 5.0 Ounces.