Chrome Plated Anchor Lantern

 

By far the most popular lantern in our inventory. The classic anchor lamp used on sailing ships for hundreds of years.  Our anchor lamp is hand machined chrome plated over sheet metal.  Does not require the constant polishing like the sold copper and brass models. The Fresnel style lens is made to magnify the oil lamp light  to be visible for 20 nautical miles.

 

The anchor lamp is named for it's use.  A 360o white light is required to be displayed at the highest point

( the tallest mast) on all vessels at anchor or under way at night.  These oil burning lanterns were made to be lit and hoisted to the top of the mast with one rope tied to the handle and 2 ropes through the guides to keep it from swaying as the ship rolled with the sea.  Can burn for several hours before refilling.

 

A great lantern for patio or deck at home or the aft deck on yacht or boat.


Approx. 12 inches tall, with the bail (handle) down.
 

Item: SP1524

Electric Light Kit.

We can also install an electric light kit for you (shown at left) if you do not wish to burn oil in your lamp.   Price: 12.95 - Item: EL-01

 
Price: $59.95

 



 

 

 

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Chrome Plated Anchor Lantern