SEQUENCE RECORDS – LANTERNS – EARLY MODELS
L
AL
IL
AL
L
YL
QL #327 *
NL *
YQL *
GS *
LS *
IV #316 *
LSN *
Sunshine Safety
E-20
2LQ *
BLQ *
2LZ *
LZ #327 *
LQ #427
LZ #427
216 *
L227 *
YEARS1914-1920
1914-1920
1915-1920
1915-1916
1915-1917
1916-1917
1916-1931
1917-1919
1917-1920
1918-1920
1920-1929
1921-1926
1922-1926
1923-1933
1923-1931
1924
1924-1925
1925
1925-1933
1926-1933
1925-1930
1928
1927-1928
NOTESArc Lantern
Air-O-Lantern
Air-O-Lantern w/tip cleaner
Sunshine Safety
Made for Sunshine Safety
Made for Yale Light Co.
Quick Lite
Made for Yale Light Co.xx

No Model Number
Quick Lite Poultry Lantern 1 gal tank

x

Quick Lite
Quick Lite w/built in pump
(none)
Made for Export

 

GASOLINE LANTERNS (220 – 228 SERIES)
MODEL NUMBER220
220A
220B
220C
220D
220E
220F
220G
220H
220I
220J
220K
YRS IN PROD.1927
No Record (1)
1932-1942
1944-1946
1947-1951
1952-1963
1964-1973
No Record (1)
1974
No Record (1)
1975-1979
1980-1983 (end)
MODEL NUMBER228
228A
228B
228C
228D
228E
228F
228G
228H
228I
228J
YRS IN PROD.1927
No Record (1)
1932-1942
1944-1946
1947-1951
1952-1963
1964-1973
No Record (1)
1974
No Record (1)
1975-1979 (end)

(1) No record that “A”, “G” or “I” lanterns were produced. 

 

GASOLINE LANTERNS – OTHER MODELS
KEROSENE *
223 (2)
225
USFS (3)
236
242 (4)
242A
242B
242C
243
243A
200
200A
202 Professional
222 Peak 1 (6)
256
275
275A
286
288
290
1930-1932
1933
1931-1933
1953-?
1932-1935
1935-1936
1937-1942
1942-1950
1936-
1937-
1951
1952-1983
1954-1964
1981-presnt
No Production Date
1976-1979
1980-1982
1984-present
1984-present
1984-present
221
222
234
235
201
237
237A
239
249
214
222 COL-MAX
333 COL-MAX
555 COL-MAX
1928-1930
1928-1930
1936-1938
1936-1938
1974-1983
1941-
1945-1974
No Record
1949-1961
1985-present
See Note (5)
See Note (5)
1955-1963 
BUTANE (LP GAS) PROPANE
5101
5120
1955-1958
1963-1969
5107
5114
5122
5151
5152
1974-1983
1974-1983
1969-1973
1986-present
1986-present

* No exact records available on kerosene lanterns made for export trade. Very few, if any, export models are believed to exist in the USA and Canada. Possible exceptions are Nos. 234, 235, 237, 249 and the current 214.
(2) Special order lanterns. No details available.
(3) Special order for U.S. Forest Service.
(4) First Coleman Single Mantle Gasoline Lantern.
(5) “COL-MAX” lanterns were produced between 1946 and 1949 for export to Mexico, Central America and overseas. Later production was transferred to Hong Kong where Col-Max kerosene lanterns were made under licensing agreement.
(6) Single mantle gas lantern for hikers and backpacking.

 

MODEL HISTORY: CAMP STOVES
1
2
9
2B
2C
9C
10
3F
3H
2D
9D
4F
6B
11
2G
9G
416
417
418
419
420
418B
413B
415C
416C
417B
500
530
415D
1923
1925
1925
1926
1927
1927
1928
1929
1929
1930
1930
1931
1931
1932
1935
1935
1938
1938
1938
1938 & 1941
1938 & 1941
1940
1940 & 1942-1946
1940-1943
1940-1941
1940-1943
1942-1953
1946-1950
1947
413C
425
426
413D
426A
413E
425B
426B
500A
5402
5402A
413F
425C
426C
501
442
443
413G
425D
426D
502
5404
5409
425E
425G
5410
5410-708
5418-708
5400-708
1947-1949
1948-1953
1949-1950
1950-1953
1951-1953
1954-1960 & 1962
1954-1960 & 1962
1954-1960 & 1962
1954-1962
1956-1958 & 1961
1959/60, 1962-1964
1961 & 1963-1964
1961 & 1963-1964
1961 & 1963-1964
1963
1963
1963
1965-
1965-1966
1965
1965
1965-1972
1965-1972
1967 & 1970-
1968-1969
1969
1972-
1973-
1974-


 

MODEL HISTORY: IRONS
R
2
3
5
4
8
609
609A
4A
8A
12 
1917
1925
1927
1927
1929
1930
1940
1941-1942
1940-1955
1940