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Hard to find PERKINS "PERKO" galvanized metal and brass all-round navigation light marine lantern with emerald-green lens used by fishermen while trawling at night. The brass maker's plate mounted on the shoulder is marked "PERKO MANUFACTURERS / PERKINS MARINE LAMP & HARDWARE CORP. / BROOKLYN, N.Y., U.S.A.". Bottom fitted with two tie-down rings, 360 degree Fresnel glass lens with brass wire guards, removable brass pinch-style font. Manufactured in the first quarter of the 20th century. Dimensions: 12 inches tall exclusive of ring handle, 45 1/42 inch diameter base. Missing one wire guard on back. Retains a pleasing pewter grey patina and weathered brass chimney.
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!