Lot 418: ASSORTED SHEET IRON BULL'S EYE LANTERNS, LOT OF FIVE
22 October 2016
Mt. Crawford, VA, USALive Auction
Description: ASSORTED SHEET IRON BULL'S EYE LANTERNS, LOT OF FIVE, comprising four hand-held examples with crimped covers, including largest example impressed "BOAT SIGNAL"; and a Dietz Eureka example with bail handle, fitted with a colorless and a red lens, mounting hardware. Largest example lacking font, remaining examples with appropriate fonts and burners.
Condition Report: Very good overall condition, expected minute imperfections and wear.
Provenance: From an Ohio estate collection.
Dimensions: 4 3/4" to 8 1/2" HOA.
Medium: Second half 19th century.