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Early 20th century combination port and starboard boat running light, fitted with the highly sought after Triplex Fresnel lenses in ruby red and ocean blue. The oval copper makers tag on the front states, TRADE TRIPLEX MARK, LENSE PATD.. DEC. 20 1910, OTHER PATS PEN The back of the lantern has a mounting bracket which is embossed PATENTED APRIL 1st 1913. Vented chimney with brass cap and bail handle. Survives with the removable metal lens divider. good original condition with only one minor lense chip on the port lense. Retains the removable brass clip-style burner.
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!