Original French WWI Collapsible Trench Candle Lantern

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. WWI era issued to front line troops fighting in trenches, this ingenious little lantern is nicely maker marked on a round brass plaque:

MARQUE DEPOSEE LB with Owl logo.

Standing 7" tall it is designed to fold flat for easy storage and transportation. Triangular cross sections, two sides have celluloid windows through which the light from the single candle can illuminate. Remember, in trench warfare any light whatsoever attracted fire, so it was imperative to be as discrete as possible.

The top of lantern equipped with carry handle / hanging hook. Ideal for your trench, absolutely original and ready to display.

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