Weighted Bell Bottom with marked top with embossed raised lettering "RDG. Co. Loco Dept." Dietz Railroad Lantern !!! Last Die Stamped Date below May 4, 1920 up to 1928 with the last Lantern Date is " S - 1 - 51" (1951)
This Reading Co. Locomotive Lantern has a Corning made globe marked in Raised lettering front "R. Co. & Vestal NY. USA." on the obverse.
Fitted original "RDG. Loco. Dept." Low-Top Vestal Lantern & Globe should be $200.00
Condition : Frame has normal oxidation on the Weighted Wire Bottom . The Globe is Near Mint with a rough Cut & Polished top & bottom glass edges.
Measures : Stands Overall 16 inches with Wire bail handle extended, and 10 1/2 inches from Bell Bottom base to top of Crown.
Weight : 3 Pounds and 12.7 Ounces.