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My 202 is dated 8-57 on the side of the fount, and B stamp on the bottom. I'd be interested in a summary of the data if available.
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Just picked up a "dual date" 4 58 on the fount and 1 58 on the bottom.
One in every public place...
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Found one on e-bay--the seller claims the fount is stainless steel--current bid is $42---I didn't think Coleman ever made founts of stainless--
When were the brass founts with nickel plating discontinued?
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Here are mine, from the left: 8 54, 5 55, 1 61 ("B" on bottom), 7 61 (no "B")
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FWIW My 202 is dated 1 60 on the side under the Logo and has a B stamped on the bottom.
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WYSIWYG wrote: Just picked up a "dual date" 4 58 on the fount and 1 58 on the bottom.
Bottoms must have been made and dated in January. Throughout the year they put the pieces together. I too have a 1-58 bottom, but side is 12/58. I call it a 12 58.
This 3 year old thread is back.
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It's a good thread. I like looking at the 202s. Couple of them look really fine.
I could only imagine seeing one in the store and bringing it home new. I never saw one in a store. In fact I never saw a nickel plated lantern until I came here (and ebay came about).
I still don't see many. In southern California we had 200A's, 220's and 228's. Green and red. Once in a while I would see a 242C at a swap meet. not often.
And quite a few I have only seen one of- It's mine.
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