Propane lantern, stove & heater manufacturers C – Coleman – 1975

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The Caloric Corporation, Topton, Pennsylvania,
made this Model U1 Cub portable ultra-ray broiler.
The door is removed to show the broiler in the right image
and the top features a single burner.
A wire loop holds the propane cylinder erect along the back of the unit.
This broiler/stove is in Brien Page’s collection.

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A French company, Camping Gaz International, made this Model PZ 206 butane fueled lantern. It includes a Piezo lighting system. The literature that came with the lantern is dated May, 1987. The gas cylinder fits inside the blue base and is punctured to start the flow of fuel into the lantern. The fuel canisters are no longer available except as new-old-stock. This lantern is in Dana and Suzanne Kennison’s collection.

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Century Tool & Mfg. Co., Cherry Valley, Illinois,
made this Century-Primus Model 5000-A propane lantern,
apparently under license from Primus.
The propane cylinder is also branded with the company name.
This lantern is in Dana Kennison’s collection.

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Clayton & Lambert Mfg. Co., Louisville 10, Kentucky,
made this “Portable Propane Gas Stove.”
Each burner is supplied by its own propane tank.
This stove is in Brian Bleakney’s collection
and includes the original grate (Heidelmark).

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The Coleman Lamp And Stove Co., Wichita, Kansas, made LP lighting fixtures in the mid to late 1930’s. Model 851 Single Drop Fixture (left) and 853 Bracket Fixture (right)
ran on propane at low pressure (6-7 oz.).
Both fixtures, in Ron Becker’s collection,
are finished in dark brown Colac enamel
with highlights of old gold and are fitted with globe 062.

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This Model 858 Double Drop fixture
ran on high pressure (10-20 lbs) butane gas
using a reduced air intake and larger generator gas tip
according to a 1939 Jobber’s catalog.
This fixture is in Steve Potter’s collection.

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Coleman Bracket fixture Model 859
operated on high pressure (10-20 lbs) butane gas as the above model.
The 355 glass globe protected an outer parchment shade.
This model is in Jim and Jan Nichols’ collection.

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Coleman made this model 1900-701 gas-lite
in celebration of their 60th year of being in business (1960).
The gas-lite could be mounted on a pole wall bracket
and hooked up to a propane or natural gas line.
This never-fired gas-lite is in John Morris’s collection.

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Coleman LP (liquified petroleum gas) lantern Models 5101 (left & center) and 5104 (right). These undated models take the same canister, which is no longer manufactured.
Model 5101 (left), was made by Coleman – Wichita, and is in Craig Seabrook’s collection.
Model 5101 (center), was made by Coleman – Toronto, and is in Jim Hogg’s collection.
Model 5104 (right) was made by Coleman – Toronto in the early 1960’s.
This lantern, in Don Colston’s collection, has the original Canadian globe.

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Three more Coleman LP lanterns, Model 5120 (top) with the fuel canister assembly removed, Model 5121 (bottom-left) from Coleman of Canada,
and Model 5122 (bottom-right) with the fuel can assembly inserted in the lantern.
The 5120 is dated Dec. ’62, the 5121 is undated, and the 5122 is dated Aug. ’70.
Model 5120 is in Tim Treutler’s collection; Models 5121 and 5122 are in Craig Seabrook’s collection.

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Coleman called this Model 5402A a Picnic Stove.
The LP cartridge on the right supplies the single burner;
the canister on the left is in a storage position.
This undated stove is in Dana Kennison’s collection.
John Stendahl was able to date the stove
to 1960-63 from catalog research.

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Coleman’s Travel Trailer Division sold this Cool-Ray LP Gas Lite,
Model 3815A700, for recreational vehicles.
This unfired light, in Mike Loizzo’s collection,
takes a 500 cp mantle but is rated at 100 cp.
This wall mounted light dates to the late 1960’s.

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Industrias Kolmex S.A., Mexico City, Mexico, made this propane lantern
in the late 1960’s – early 1970’s that were often used on food vendor carts (Leonardo Occelli). The lantern is 75 cm tall; the 5 kilogram refillable tank is 33 cm in diameter x 18 cm wide. This lantern is in John Bell’s collection.
Industrias Kolmex also made Coleman 242B and 236 style lanterns.

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Coleman – Canada designed this Model 5407-498 Gas Hot Plate to run on propane.
This 3 burner stove has the gas line connection
in the back right corner of the stove (lower image).
The stove, in Ken and Carol Lunney’s collection, is undated
and is missing the middle valve knob (upper image).

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Coleman – Canada also made a 2 burner propane stove version
of the above 3 burner model.
This unfired Model 5405-498 Gas Hot Plate is unfired and undated.
It is also in Ken and Carol Lunney’s collection.

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More recently Coleman in Canada made this Model 5417.
This lantern is dated Jan. ’73.
This lantern, in Don Colston’s collection,
also has a white base ring which is not shown.
There are two heat deflector disks below the single burner,
an unusual feature.

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Coleman’s Model 5409 stove also took LP fuel canisters,
four in this two burner stove.
The case for this stove, in Brien Page’s collection, is aluminum.

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The only identifying marks on this stove is on the decal
Coleman LP Gas Campstove.
This stove appears in a Coleman catalog dated March 1973
where it is identified as Model 5410-710.
This stove, in John Stendahl’s collection,
came with a 5′ hose and regulator for hookup to a propane source.

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Coleman made this spherical propane tank, 5410-750
in the late 1960’s – early ’70’s.
This tank, in John Stendahl’s collection, is date stamped April 1970.
It is shown here with a 5410-5561 regulator
and 5410A5551 hose
to connect to an appliance such as the above stove.

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Coleman Canada also called this Model 4650-416 Easi-Lite Camp Stove
a Coleman Propane Barbecue (upper image). The lava rocks (middle image) are heated by two propane burners that are independently controlled (lower image)
This Easi-Lite stove, In Ken and Carol Lunney’s collection,
may date to the later 1970s when other Easi-Lite appliances were made.
Coleman also made a liquid fuel version of this barbecue.

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This Coleman Model 5107, in Brien Page’s collection,
is dated September, 1975.
This one mantle model is match lighting.
The reflector appears to have been added by a previous owner.

 

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