Here is a very rare and hard to find lantern that is missing from most collections. An 1889 MM Buck & Co. lantern made for the Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Railroad. The lantern comes with an extremely rare extended base green cast "CO&GRR" globe in a square edge panel that is excellent to near mint condition. The globe has only a few very minute rim flea bites that are too small to photograph, but need to be mentioned for accuracy. It is 5 5/16" tall. A very nice globe! The frame is embossed on the top lid "C.O. & G. R.R., The Buck, M.M. Buck & Co., St. Louis" with the last patent date being Sept. 24, 1889. The twist off fount and burner is stamped on the bottom "MM Buck Mfg. Co." with the last patent date of Sept. 21, 1897. The frame is 10 1/2" tall, and has been cleaned sometime ago. It is in very good condition with some very minor overall light surface roughness from years of use. A very nice frame with no pin holes or rust. The top lid does have two minor splits near the left of the "C" and near the right side of the "R" from when the manufacture pressed the railroad companies markings in the tin. Very minor and small (see picture). The fount will still oil, but the original wick has hardened up in the wick adjuster, and will not raise up or down. This could be cleaned out to work properly. This lantern will be the pride and joy of any railroadiana collectors collection, so don't wait too long. You will search long and hard to find another one!