Lamp not counting bail, 20
1/2" high Diameter 10”.
The upright bail adds 3”
LENS: 7" W x 6" H
Weight 14 lbs
an old style, copper, brass and glass kerosene burning ships' navigation lamp that is almost impossible to find
in this day of plastic lenses and aluminum or plastic housings. And it is in near perfect condition. It was made in brass
and copper in the first quarter of the 20th Century by Peters - Bey of Hamburg, Germany. Navigation lamps of this type
were made in clear, red, blue or green. The color was created by a filter between the Fresnel lens and the light source, a
kerosene burner. An internal hurricane chimney was not necessary. Note the two rings on each side of the lamp which
acts as guides to raise and lower it for fueling. The fuel canister holds enough to last for about eight days.
is a real lamp and not one of the cheap imitations that are now flooding the market.
From the family of a deceased collector of quality marine lamps.
The Maker's tag is on the lid. The sequential serial numbers are on the
housing and the burner
The imprint on
the plate on the opening lid of the lamp reads on two lines:
PETERS & BEY
Beneath that is a plate with the
serial number, 34682. The burner is stamped 34683.
- BEY BRIEF HISTORY: Founded in 1881, Peters + Bey is run successfully by the 4th generation of the founding
families who strive to have satisfied customers. Originally working as ship plumbers in Hamburg Harbor that supplied
ships with tinware and Kombüseninventar, the company today offers a comprehensive portfolio of services to the shipping
industry. In the last quarter if the 20th Century, Peters + Bey began to manufacture navigation lights. Always
a leader in their development, Peters + Bey is the first provider of internationally approved LED navigation lights for commercial
addition their range of services include: production with our
own design and tooling for single part and series production. • Trade proficient in consulting and delivery. • Service
in the maintenance of safety-related equipment.
is a large size anchor or all around white light in the Old fashioned Turn of 20th Century styling.
The back of the lamp is also in excellent condition
have not tested this lamp's reservoir, but otherwise it seems to be in near perfect condition. The Fresnel lens is
perfect. The original kerosene burner reservoir is stamped with the lamp's matching serial number. It has
a wick. There are some slight minor marks of age and use.
UNCONDITIONAL NO NONSENSE GUARANTEE: If not completely satisfied with your purchase it may be returned within five
days of receipt in its original packaging if without damage. Return items must be insured for their full value. Only a prior
email authorization from us for the return is required. Shipping charges are included in this offer within
the continental United States if an error is due to our fault.
buyers welcome, but inquire first. We have satisfied customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda,
British Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile, Republic of China, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Estonia,
England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait,
Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Martinique, Mexico, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Nova Scotia, Panama,
Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, St. Maarten,
Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USVI, Vanuatu (New Hebrides) and the Eastern Caribbean.
& PACKING: The cost of shipping, packing, handling, and insurance to your destination, is
an additional charge. You may email us to get these costs. We price our shipping honestly, but we expect to
be reimbursed for the nominal cost of packaging materials and handling.
lamp is very scarce and should appeal to collectors who are looking for an authentic, old fashioned,
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