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A painted galvanized metal and brass anchor lantern produced in the 2nd quarter of the 20th century by PERKO- PERKINS MARINE LAMP & HDWR. CORP, BROOKLYN N.Y. U.S.A.. as embossed on the oval brass manufacturers label. Features a thick glass 360 degrees Fresnel lens with a light, violet color to it, survives in good order, free of chips or cracks. Classic style lantern retaining an old, possibly original navy-grey painted surface, worn in areas revealing aged metal surfaces. Removable brass clip-in burner fits snug into the base opening. the lantern stands 13 inches tall including the top ring and 5 1/2 inches in diameter. A high-quality authentic maritime lantern made by one of America's best known marine hardware companies.
This lantern can be easily electrified and used as a hanging lamp, ceiling lamp, table lamp- anywhere that a nautical ambient light is needed.
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!