Dietz Vesta Navy Standard Antique Deck Lantern

$157.00

Dietz Vesta Navy Standard Antique Deck Lantern

Description

Dietz Vesta navy standard antique deck lantern; circa early 1900’s. Very nice piece of hard to find history. Small dents and wear to finish commensurate with age of the lantern. Older solder repairs (see pictures) that are common with these lanterns. Lantern globe is intact with no cracks.

Navy Deck Lantern by Dietz; dated Sept. (19)08; marked Dietz Vesta, New York. Robert (R.E.) Dietz began selling whale oil and lanterns in 1840. He and his brother patented the first practical flat wick burner in 1859. The R.E. Dietz Company manufactured hundreds of lantern models and pioneered the automotive lighting industry.  A signature is required upon delivery.

Approximate dimensions:

11″ from base to the top part of lantern

16 3/4″ from base to the top of the handle when erect

6 3/4″ base diameter

 

Our items are not new and may show variable wear, defects, restorations, replacement parts, imperfections, distress, and or repairs. The absence of condition remarks does not imply that the item is in perfect condition. No statement in this listing shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance, or historical relevance of any of these items. We make great efforts to accurately characterize each item and the photographs are in integral part of the item description. Please note that photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or been trimmed to exclude framing, matting, and wide blank margins. Also, variations in color may occur due to digital processing. All items are sold “as is”, “as found”.

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