Wendy Hamilton Antiques

SOLD  Pierced Tin Paul Revere Candle Lantern 19th Century

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hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario

PIERCED TIN PAUL REVERE CANDLE LANTERN 19th CENTURY
PIERCED TIN CANDLE LANTERNS WERE USED TO TAKE A LIGHT TO THE BARN AS THE WIND WOULD NOT BLOW OUT THE CANDLE ON THE WAY. THEY ARE ALSO KNOWN AS A 'PAUL REVERE LANTERN' AS IT WAS SAID THAT HE CARRIED ONE ON HIS FAMOUS RIDE.
WHEN LIT, THE LIGHT THROUGH THE PIERCED TIN MAKES A WONDERFUL REFLECTION ON THE WALLS.
APPROXIMATE DIMENSIONS: HEIGHT 16”, DIAMETER OF BASE 5 ¼”.
CONDITION: NO CRACKS, BREAKS OR REPAIRS. SIGNS OF AGE AND WEAR AS EXPECTED FROM USE.