This is a Vintage Nippon Sento Clear Fresnel White Light. It was made in Japan by Nippon Sento Co. Ltd. Nippon Sento is a marine supplier that has been providing lighting equipment for ships and airports since 1936.
This brass and copper light has an excellent 360-degree Fresnel lens, allowing the light to go in all directions. It has the original mounting base with three mount legs. It can be mounted in several different ways: directly to the ceiling, on a post, OR hang it by a chain upside down. On top of this item is also a plaque which has the manufacturing company and other information as well.
The glass has some imperfections and the brass and copper has some wear on them as well. These imperfections are what gives this light its vintage, nautical look!
Height (with handle): 13″
Glass: 5″ tall
Mounting Legs: 3
Weight: 7.5 Lbs.
This light has been re-wired with all new UL-Listed parts, including a medium base socket and ground wire, that are rated for any voltage under 250 volts. We recommend using a standard base LED bulb / LED Edison bulb, which allows you to choose the bulb’s brightness to match your lighting area.
Let us know if there is a specific way you would like this light wired!
To access the bulb holder you loosen the two thumb screws.