ISSUE 87  |  Wild at Heart

5 Favorites: Classic Oil Lanterns

August 29, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

An entertaining essential for post-sunset affairs: here are our top five oil lanterns for the stylish camper.


Above: Toast’s Storm Lantern is made in Germany from blue powdercoated steel with a glass hurricane; fueled by paraffin for £29.

700_skagerak-oil-lamp-gardenistaAbove: The Skagerak Bollard Oil Lamp is currently on sale $190 from Fjorn Scandinavian.


Above: The Stelton Lamp, created in 1990 by Copenhagen-born designer Erik Magnussen for Stelton, is $689 for the 17-inch lamp from Horne.


Above: The Feuerhand Lantern is completely crafted in Germany (since 1902) with a heat-resistant globe and special sealing for no risk of leakage. The lamp provides 20 hours of light on a full tank and packs well for the campsite; $42 from Old Faithful Shop.


Above: The W.T. Kirkman No. 1 Cold Blast Lamp is made from galvanized steel and is $18.95 from W.T. Kirkman Oil and Electric Lanterns.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on July 30, 2012.