Original Petromax lantern : The "original" versions (Aida, Hipolito, Geniol, & Petromax) were designed by the Germans since the early 1900's.
(Petromax - w/GERMAN REG'D engraving on tank are Manufactured, solely, in China)
These pressurized, kerosene lanterns were invented to be the most reliable, easiest to use.
Those Military Petromax lanterns that say 1960’s vintage made in Germany are made in Portugal. Lighting instructins for lanterns without preheater.
And some have 500CP tanks with 250CP upper parts as the frame and use alcohol pre heat. We do carry a full line of parts. SEE:parts.
Video demonstration Geniol or Petromax Swiss military surplus
"Original" Petromax lanterns are not intended for multi-fuel use.Geniol lanterns are the same as the Petromax Manufactured in China .
We can upgrade your Lantern to BriteLyt standards just ask us the cost is low.
Petromax FAQs Page 2
BriteLyt has designed parts (patented), with the ability of interchange w/lanterns, going back to the 1920's. (Aida, Hipolito, Geniol, & Petromax)
Please do not confuse
our products with the cheaper,
Today they're using BriteLyt lanterns and stoves.
BriteLyt has used the combination of the old & new designs to create the next generation of
Only BriteLyt has gone to great efforts to provide you with the most versatile lantern on the market today.
!! BriteLyt is the only lantern of its kind,,,, backed by FOUR (4) U.S. Patents!!
# 6,439,223, # 6,688,877,
# 6,863,526, # 6,887,071
BriteLyt is High Quality!!