Perkins Marine Brass Ship Standing Light, circa 1916 For Sale
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Perkins Marine Brass Ship Standing Light, circa 1916

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Brass ship standing light (lantern) marked "M'F'R'D BY PERKINS MARINE LAMP CORP. RN / BROOKLYN NEW YORK," with swing handle, circa 1916. Used aboard US Naval Torpedo boats, battle ships and destroyers of the World War I era. According to the book: Lanterns that Lit our World, book 2, Page 120 by Anthony Hobson: these lamps are quite rare. The lower front of the lamp is marked The glass has some cracks, but is all there. The kerosene components are still there, but someone electrified it at some point. Measure: 17" H x 8" W.

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1916
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 17 in. x W 8 in. x D 8 in.H 43.18 cm x W 20.32 cm x D 20.32 cm
  • Seller Location
    Billerica, MA
  • Reference Number
    LU3704110979023
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