Justrite Mfg. Co. in Chicago, IL, made two lantern models of which we are aware.
Both are two mantled gasoline models and are found with rounded or beveled founts.
Model 25 in the upper row lacks a pump while Model 30 in the lower row has a built-in pump.
Instruction sheets for these models have printers' dates of Jan. 1926.
The lantern in the lower left is in Craig Seabrook's collection
while the ones on the upper right & lower right are in Neil McRae's collection.
While this lantern is badged for the Knight Light Co., Chicago,
it was almost certainly made by the Gloria Light Co. also of Chicago.
Neil McRae has designated these unknown Gloria models by letters;
this is Model "R".
The lantern is copper plated, an unusal finish.
Lancaster Lanterns makes the Model 720 Nite-Hawk lantern.
The lantern on the left and adjacent is a prototype, fitted on the left with a new ventilator.
As tested (next to left) the original ventilator was cut back to test heat escape.
The production model in Neil McRae's collection (next to right) has been replaced
with a larger fount version, as in Henry Plews's collection (right).
Features include a stainless steel fount & pressure gauge.
This Amish kerosene lantern is very bright with two 500 cp mantles!
These Lind-O-Lite lanterns were manufactured by the
A.J. Lindemann & Hoverson Co., Milwaukee, WI.
Both have a carburetor valve and the number 684-369 on the burner.
The lantern on the left, in Craig Seabrook's collection,
is likely their first model as it has a early patented external fuel feed.
the lantern on the right, in Neil McRae's collection is Model 110A,
that includes an internal fuel feed and has separate tip cleaner.
These Lind-O-Lite models are the same as Models 110 (left) and 115 (right)
except they are finished in black and have different collars (McRae).
These carburetor valved models have internal fuel feeds
as Model 110A above but lack the separate tip cleaners
so are comparable to 110 and 115.
Lind-O-Lite lantern Model 116 appears in a 1933 catalog.
It is instant lighting, has one mantle, and is gasoline fueled.
It uses a generator with a built-in tip cleaner (right).
Neil McRae repainted the black fount; the ventilator is dark blue.
Lind-O-Lite lantern Models 125 (left) and 125A (right)
lack carburetor valves but are also designed for instant lighting.
There is a hole drilled in the glass for lighting the mantles (right).
Model 125, in Neil McRae's collection, uses a generator with a built in tip cleaner,
while Model 125A has a separate tip cleaner control.
These lanterns are in a 1933 catalog.
This lantern was made by the Little Wonder Light Co., Terre Haute, Indiana.
It may have been marketed as a poultry lantern.
A hollow wire lamp with similar burners was advertised as having 1250 cp!
The heat output of this lantern led someone to drill additional air holes
in the ventilator cap, which deformed from the intense heat output.
The globe, cage, and ventilator were restored by Fred Kuntz and Craig Seabrook.
The Model A pressure lantern Aladdin was manufactured by
The Mantle Lamp Co. of America, Chicago, USA.
This kerosene model, which dates to 1934, is in Larry Pennell's collection.
This lantern is a natural brass finish; others known are nickel-plated brass.
Please contact me if you know of any lanterns of this model.
This PL-1 was made by the Mantle Lamp Co. of America, Chicago, IL,
from 1939 to about 1947 with a hiatus during the war years.
This is the probably the first "modern" lantern that Fil knows of
that has the vaporized fuel injected into the top of the mixing chamber,
and evidently was the design prototype to the military lantern.
Neil McRae notes that it can be run on kerosene or gasoline and has an adjustable air
intake to enable the burner to work with the same efficiency.
This lantern is in Fil Graff's collection.
This model came with a match holder, right image,
seen here in Neil McRae's collection.
The Mantle Lamp Co. of America probably made
this prototype donut lantern in the late 1940's.
Patents and another prototype in the current Aladdin Mantle Lamp Company's office
suggest that this may have been an experiment to design a civilian
as well as a military donut model.
Shadow reduction is the aim in this design.
The Mantle Lamp Co. of America may have made a short run of these lanterns
for the military to test, as did Coleman.
This one, in Dan Gommel Jr's collection,
has a globe that lacks the bottom opening for lighting.
As the globe on the version by Coleman lacks this opening,
the globes may have been switched between the two models.
This is a McGraw-Edison (Boonville, MO) lantern-stove combo, Model 681004.
The bail holds the lantern burner and ventilator on the globe cage.
The conversion to the stove from the lantern
involves lifting off the lantern head and slipping the stove burner tube over the generator.
The reflector is removable.
This lantern-stove combo, in Bob Meyer's collection,
came in the green plastic storage case.
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