How to Light a Liquid Fuel Lantern: 10 Steps with Pictures

Both are nice looking and were full of fuel. I love my Coleman lanterns….all 60 of them. It’s a true joy to bring one of these back to life. This makes me really miss our Coleman Propane lantern.

The lower bell on these covers up the . Beautiful for something over 100 years old. Erb began collecting Coleman products more than 32 years ago. Coleman sells “insta-clip” mantles that have a wire running through where the string would normally be. From the time I was 2, we would camp 3 weeks straight, every summer in Algonquin Park.

From left to right above is, gas, Led, propane , and Justin’s propane lantern. His propane lantern has two mantle bags, whereas mine has one long mantle that stretches from the top to the bottom. This picture shows pretty clearly the difference in brightness and color.

It is very high quality and fits the 237 nice and snug. Will also fit a 530 stove if you want to install a PH cup on it. This is the cardboard tube that goes inside of the 200A and 220 size generators, and many others. Typically used to stop a fuel leak from the valve stem on older appliances. If your filler cap is a standard size and has a screw in the center then these gaskets will work. Sorry, there are no products available online or in your local store.


There are also small belly bulge sandblasted logo globes very rare or hard to find today, so far no Canadian version seen. In 1965, Coleman entered into a marketing agreement with Sears, Roebuck & Co., manufacturing this all-purpose Ted Williams lantern. This arc-style lantern represents Coleman’s entry into the market in 1905.

Or yellow light have LED bulbs which cannot be replaced. Have just one battery and emit Incandescent White light. Have two batteries and emit Green or Red or Yellow light. Specify color choices in the Message area during checkout.

coleman lantern a largely obsolete measurement of light output. It’s still used sometimes by manufacturers to measure light intensity in the center of a flashlight beam. This continuity clearly appeals to Wilmot and his personal Coleman collection is a show of respect for this timelessness. Wilmot says he’s also cleaned and shined up a number of lanterns, and gotten them working correctly, in order to give them to friends. Wilmot enjoys the simplicity of the lanterns’ operation.

It didn’t want to make a spark, so I bent the electrode down to make the gap smaller. That helped a little bit, but it still had a hard time igniting the propane. This product comes with a metal guard to protect the globe and reduce rattling.

The lantern, if it’s older should have some sort of small lever sticking either out of the back or out the side of the frame. This could resemble a small brass wire either bent over or bent into a small loop. Rotate this lever in a circle, either direction, for a couple of turns. This is clearing the generator tip where the fuel/air mixture will come out of.