This Vintage Delta Electric WWII Navy Ship Battery Lantern, made from durable painted steel, exemplifies the company’s early ingenuity, dating back to the late 1913’s – 1914’s. Engraved with the company’s name and “Marion, Indiana, Made in the USA,” on the back of the item.
You will find the numbers 5293-L-5 and 9 S-5311-L Type J-I, and also an on and off switch. This lantern provided crucial emergency lighting at sea. Despite some rust, its operational status remains unknown. A must-have for enthusiasts of nautical and WWII memorabilia, this lantern gives off an irresistible nostalgic charm.
Width: 7 3/4″
Glass Lens: 3 3/4″
Handle: 3 1/2″ x 2″
Weight: 4.5 lbs.