Original British WWI Trench Candle Lantern by Collins of Birmingham - Dated 1915

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. original oil lantern manufactured in 1915 expressly for use in the WW1 trenches.

It retains all four glass panes and the original makers bronze plaque embossed:
Christopher Collins Ltd. Manufacturers 1915 Birmingham

This 100+ year old British World War I era Candle Lantern was made by Christopher Collins Ltd., an English manufacturer which had factories located at the Blackheath and Hurst Green sections of Birmingham, England. During The Great War (WWI) they made 'lamps' of all descriptions including 'Magic Lanterns.' Today it makes a great candle lantern to sit on a table inside or out; as it is protected from winds.

The lantern measures just under 5 x inches and is 12 inches tall.

Offered in excellent condition.

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