1940's Dietz "Vesta" Railroad Kerosene Lantern
Product Description: Generations of railroaders relied on Dietz Vesta Railroad Lanterns. This antique short, clear globe kerosene railroad lantern was redesigned after WWI by Dietz as a smaller version to compete with other shorter globe designs coming to market. On the globe featured is embossed advertising, Dietz Vesta New-York U.S.A. and etched NYCS. On the top, embossed Dietz Vesta USA, with 4 patent dates on lids (as shown) along with the patent date for this lantern (S-3-43).
Circa: March 1943
Origin: Syracuse Plant 2 (new York)
Product Dimensions: 4 ¼” globe, 15” (overall approx. with handle in upright position).
Product Weight: 2 pounds 6 ounces
Maker: R.E. Dietz Company
Markings: Refer to description and photos
Color: gray, clear
Condition: Previously owned - used. Condition is consistent with age. Scratches, some built-up and patina. No cracks or breaks in globe. Missing wick.
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