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WWII U.S. Navy copper and brass small boat binnacle converted years ago into a handsome nautical table lamp. The interior dry-card gimbaled compass is embossed on the compass ring stating "U.S. NAVY- BU SHIPS- 4 INCH- BOAT COMPASS- MARK -I 10865- 1942- W.M. WELCH MFG. CO.- CHICAGO." Compass in good working order. Mounted on to a thick mahogany base. Features a rectangular glass window in front for viewing the interior compass. New, UL approved sockets and wiring. One turn knob above the lamp allows selection of the interior light fitted into the burner, standard lamp light, both lights on or off. Measures 10" X 10" at base and 23" tall to top of the lampshade (as shown).
Dealers of nautical antiques and collectibles, marine art, lamps, lighting, ship salvage and hardware, Skipjack sells quality nautical furniture and furnishings, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features marine paintings, sculptures, ship models and folk art featuring mermaids, whales, fish and fowl.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!