Pair of Matching Triplex Marine Side Lights, National Marine Lamp Co.

Product Code: PRO21
Shipping Weight: 9.00 lbs

Product Description

Matching pair of galvanized metal and brass port and starboard running lights from the early part of the 20th century. Features the famous Triplex bubble style Fresnel lens that survive in good original condition in ruby red and royal blue glass.Both lights also have the brass maker’s tag on the front states,“TRADE – TRIPLEX – MARK, LENSE PATD., DEC. 20 1910, OTHER PATS PEN”.The port light has an additional rectangular brass plate mounted on to the back and states "MFRD BY NATIONAL MARINE LAMP CO., NEW YORK". The lights open at the bottom and retain the original snap on burners. Brass chimney caps. Stands 11" tall exclusive of the bail handle. 

CONDITION: The lamps survive in good order. Both lens survive without chips or cracks. The light housings have a few small dimples, typical of old yacht fixtures that have decades of use at sea. The hinged bottom doors are missing. Retains a nice old and mellow brass patina.