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Old 05-02-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
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the top screws off and i found wax inside.


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Old 05-02-2013, 05:51 PM   #2
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Possibly a windproof candle lantern.


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Yep. that's my guess also.
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Hmmmm- need more pics of that one, and something for scale.
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Some sort of lamp, looks like the mantel, or the globe is missing

Dang, hoss, where you coming up with all this stuff?

The "wax" might be residue...
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Almost looks like an old check valve fixture on an old boiler , radiator heating system...? Is there a piece of rope down in the wax or old grease..?
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Add a wire handle to it with short lenght of chain, looks like what cathlic Priest use to burn incence during Mass............
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it 5" tall. made of aluminum.
maybe an early camping bug candle?
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Does the base look like it friction fits into a receptacle?
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given the small holes, maybe it uses those smaller citronella candles. used as a bug deterent?

the small holes and the overall size, i don't see it being used as a latern.


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