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Vintage Nautical Brass Signal Lantern



Solid brass daylight signaling lamp with aluminum knobs, salvaged from a Japanese naval vessel and attentively restored. This circa 1940 maritime lantern has a tempered glass lens, working brass signal shutters, nice pivot movement, and all-original knobs, handles and adjusters. The signal light is for indoor or outdoor use. It is not currently wired. Dimensions: 25.50 inch height x 19 inch width x 16 inch length; glass is 11.63 inches wide.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 25.50 in. (64.77 cm)Diameter: 19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Style
    Industrial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1940
  • Condition
    Replacements made: A few small nuts and bolts have been replaced. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Heath, MA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1766220059782

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    Ships From: Heath, MA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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