You are looking at a Vintage 360 Degree Frank Morrison Lantern. Frank Morrison, along with his son, established the Frank Morrison And Son Company, which received its incorporation in December 1977 and was based in Cleveland, Ohio
The lantern features a black-painted steel body and brass accents, such as the cap and the top loop. On the front of this lantern is a brass plaque that bears the inscription: “FRANK MORRISON MAKER CLEVELAND OHIO.” The lantern has a 360-degree Fresnel glass design with a small fragment missing in one section. To access the lantern’s interior, a small latch can be slid to the side, allowing you to lower the bottom section. The item does have some rust on its base, as shown in some photographs.
Overall, this Vintage 360 Degree Frank Morrison Lantern exhibits a lot of nautical, vintage and rustic charm and would look great on a fireplace mantle!
It is essential to mention that this item is available for sale on consignment, offered by a private collector hailing from Cleveland. Each item within this collection has been meticulously preserved, reflecting the collector’s profound passion for maritime history. Within this unique collection, you’re likely to discover some truly remarkable pieces that may not be readily found elsewhere on the Internet.
Height: 20 1/2″
Base Diameter: 10″
Glass Height: 6 1/2″
Hook Opening: 1 1/2″
Weight: 13.5 lbs.