Inscribed with U S with an anchor between the letters. Also inscribed with the letters PB, probably indicative of the maker perhaps Perkins Brass? The burner unit is inscribed on the bottom with the number 32. It does not have a wick.Dimensions: 18 tall with handle extended, slightly under 16 with handle down. Base is 8½ wide including the brackets. Body is solid brass with a Gorgeous Patina. Glass lens is 1/4 (5-6 cm) thick, has one chip that does not really detract from the appearance. The lantern is very heavy, about 9 ½ pounds.
See pictures for a full representation of the condition. Please use the enlargement feature to zoom in on design and condition details. Its been proudly displayed in our home for years. Now we are downsizing and this is among those items that can go.We pack with great care. We also attend auctions and list our finds so that others can enjoy them. The photos are an integral part of the item description. Please examine all photos to ensure you like what you see and are satisfied with the condition of the item, as they are taken from the ACTUAL item you will receive. If you have any questions, please message before purchasing.
The item "Brass ship/marine/nautical oil lamp/lantern, USN, Perkins 18 VG Condition" is in sale since Tuesday, February 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maritime\Maritime Lamps & Lighting". The seller is "angelas589" and is located in Halifax, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.