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LANTERN RED w/ red glass NY Central railroad

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Railroad lantern NY Central embossed on metal and on glass. antique . These lanterns were also carried off the trains when the men went to a brothel for a good time. They would hang the lighted red lamp outside the place they were making whoopie. Thus was created the term "Red Light District". Extremely cool and or appropriate thing to hang on a hook outside your bedroom . When they had to get the men rounded up cause the train was preparing to leave they would go to the houses with all the red lamps. Base circle is 6 inches . Height to top of lamp with handle down is 10 inches .


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  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Material: metal glass
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From Stamford, CT

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