Paull's no.0 Cold Blast Lantern, circa 1903. This lantern is believed to have been manufactured by the Wheeling Stamping Company, also sometimes referred to as the 'Nail City Lantern Company'. The company originated in 1877 Wheeling City West Virginia where it produced around 100 lanterns a day in the form of two variations called "Leader" lanterns. The lanterns were created entirely of raw materials available to the factory except for the globes, which were created at the Buckeye Glass Works, in Martin's Ferry Ohio.

This lantern features a patented date of July 30th, 1903 on the brim. On the fuel reserve is the label "Paull's" the namesake of the first president of the Wheeling Co. A.W. Paull.

Date of Entry


Lantern Type

Utility Lantern

Globe Type

Tall Globe

Material Type


Height (Inches)

13 1/4

Height with Handle Extended (inches)

20 1/4




History | United States History



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