What is the difference between a Coleman 220 and 228?

There isn’t a lot of difference between the 220 and 228, save the size of the reflector, which is larger on the 228. They are both two-mantle gasoline models and were made concurrently for many years with numerous small variations as time passed.

How can you tell the age of a Coleman lantern?

1. Lanterns and stoves made from about 1951 to present are usually stamped on the bottom of the fount. You will see two sets of numbers; the number on the left is the month and the one on the right is the year of manufacture.

What fuel does a Coleman 220F lantern use?

Use only Coleman Stove and Lantern Fuel, or clean white gasoline. Never use fuel containing lead compounds or lubricating oils. Store your fuel in a clean, closed metal container.

When was Coleman 220F made?

Coleman Lantern

A lit Coleman model 220F lantern
Inventor William Coffin Coleman
Inception 1914
Manufacturer Coleman Company
Current supplier Coleman Company

Did Coleman make a kerosene lantern?

Save money on fuel when you’re lighting the way with a Coleman® Kerosene Lantern. It’s powered by Coleman® Kerosene, which is out most cost-efficient fuel source. The single-mantle design of this lantern creates a steady, bright glow of up to 700 lumens of light that reaches up to 11 meters away.

Did Coleman make Sears lanterns?

Sears was the only company that Coleman made lanterns for. The quality was as good as Coleman”s lanterns were. Sears lanterns are very collectable. They were only produced for about 10 years starting in 1963.

How many Btus does a Coleman lantern put out?

Re: Coleman Lantern-BTU’S? Did a quick google search on this topic – most sites say that the output is around 1500 – 1700 watts which would be about 4000 – 5000 btu’s.

How long does a Coleman lantern burn?

This lantern operates on a 16.4-ounce cylinder of Coleman propane (not included), and will burn for up to seven hours on high or 14 hours on low.

Can I use gasoline in Coleman lantern?

Unleaded gasoline at the store is a lower grade of white gas with additives…. And yes it works just fine in ANY of my Coleman lanterns and stoves for over 30 yrs now…. You MUST clean the generator, spring, and needle valve rod inside there once in a while with either fuel anyway.

Are Coleman lanterns still made?

Coleman still sells a variety of lanterns that are powered by propane, kerosene, or camp fuel (aka white gas). They are still built in Wichita Kansas (though some parts, such as the globes, are made in China) and are widely available for sale online and in some big box stores.

What was the first Coleman lantern?

The very first Coleman lantern was an arc lamp built in 1905, Erb said. “This lantern is very ornate and was used only in the home,” he said. “A general-purpose lantern was also made in 1905. This one weighed 40 pounds when completely full.