|Dietz Red Lantern available at PrairieAntiques on Etsy, only $16.50 makes it bargain of the day.|
|Now here's something neat. Antique Lantern $38 at RiverHouseDesigns on Etsy.|
|PickersAttic on Etsy offers this authentic railroad lantern for $125|
Most antique dealers will tell you to keep the original rust, dirt and grime in place to not disturb the "authenticity" of said object. As for curb appeal, there's nothing wrong with refurbishing a $12 lantern just the way you like it. Now some people go the extra mile, and recreate old lanterns into something superb.
|LynxCreekDesigns on Etsy has found a way to make something functional out of this lantern. $39.99 in her shop.|
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