Dietz Vesta Lantern circa, 1906. There are four versions of the Dietz Vesta all with different sized globes and choices of manufacturing. This lantern is estimated to be the second or third type of the model which stands around 10 inches tall.
Stamped on the lid is the phrase New York Central, this is estimated to mean that the lantern was used by the New York Central Railway system.
Information provided is altered from W.T. Kirkman Lanterns. https://lanternnet.com/
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Height with Handle Extended (inches)
History | United States History
R. E. Dietz Manufacturing Company, "Dietz Vesta (3)" (2022). Morehead History & Railroad Museum Lantern Collection. 88.
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