Lighthouse Oil Lantern
lighthouse lamp used
in lighthouses all over
the world to light the way and guard harbors and dangerous
rocks for ships at
Our Lighthouse Lantern is
made of hand machined medium gauge brass with five (5) heavy
glass "Fresnel" style lenses that magnify the light from the
oil lamp inside so that it is visible for many nautical miles.
Therefore the rotating lighthouse beacon could be seen far
out to sea to guide mariners safely home.
This lamp was lit and
placed inside of the large rotating "Fresnel" lens that then
became the beacon light for the lighthouse. These
lanterns would burn for up to 6 hours before refilling.
Great lantern for deck or
Item: BR-15294 - 10.5" tall x 7.5"w.