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VERY LARGE COPPER AND
Large Ship Masthead Light
DIMENSIONS: Lamp not counting bail, 23 1/2" high Overall
height 28 1/2" Depth of 12 1/2”.
Width: 10" Weight 20 lbs.
PRESENTED is a very large antique Masthead Light with a kerosene burner by British maker, Meteorite. We date this to the early 20th century. Given its size, this would have been for a fairly good size ship. The maker's tag on the front is imprinted:
Patent No. 546575
And others pending
CONDITION: This lamp is in good condition with parts intact and the fresnel glass without cracks. If the buyer wishes, we can have the lamp polished. We can quote both a price and expected time for having this done, but the buyer should allow at least a month.. The kerosene burner is original with a fitted hurricane glass. There is the expected marks of age and use, and a small dent in the copper around the base.
OUR 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 from us authorizing the return is required. Shipping charges are included in within the continental United States if the error is due to our fault.
International buyers welcome, but inquire first. We have satisfied customers worldwide.
& 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.
ACCEPTED FORMS OF PAYMENT are Bank wire transfer, cashier's check, or personal check in which case the item will be held until cleared. Our prices are quoted net to seller, and the use of credit cards or PayPal may result in additional fees.
This lamp is very rare and should appeal to a discriminating collector who is looking for something exceptional.
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