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Quality 2nd quarter 20th century brass and galvanized metal port light made by Perko. Features a black painted surface with brass chimney cap and hinged front that houses the port (red) Fresnel lens and slide latch on right side. The brass oval manufacturers label mounted on to the back mounting bracket states "PERKO DE-LITE, KNOWN THE WORLD OVER, PATENTED OTHER PAT. PEND. PERKINS M. I. CO., BKLYN. N.Y. U.S.A." Stands 12 inches tall exclusive of ring handle and retains the original burner.
CONDITION The black painted surface shows obvious seafaring ware and the Fresnel lens has a few rim chips near the top and top right. Great old running light made by one of America's best marine lamp and lighting companies.
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Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features exceptional works of art in various media representing artists from our region and as far away as New Zealand! Each artist that we show is chosen for their unique style of artwork, and has an artist page where you can preview their individual work. You can also browse art categorized by genre.
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!