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Item #P5-02

12" Brass Porthole Window

$250.00 $215.00

Shipping Price
$25.00

1 In Stock

Brass Porthole Window

This item is an vintage 12 inch brass porthole window that was salvaged from a ship and then cleaned for your convenience. The brass on the front of the porthole window has been painted with a bronze coloring. The glass is original and measures 9 inches wide. As with most original porthole glass, there will be some minor scratches on the porthole. This would look great as a mirror, eliminating flaws in the glass. When mounted to the wall, this porthole will only extend out 1 inch. Weighs about 10 pounds.

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Our goal is to ship your items within 1-2 business days of purchase. Custom orders may have a longer processing time.

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You will be shipped the 12″ Brass Porthole Window just like the one shown in the photos.

History

The word “porthole” has nothing to with its location on the port side of a ship, but originated thanks to Henry VII of England in 1485. The king demanded on mounting guns that were too large for his ships and French shipbuilder, James Baker was brought on to solve the problem. He pierced the ship’s side so that the cannon can could be mounted inside. When there was heavy weather or the cannons were not in use, the openings in the ships were fitted with covers that latched tightly. These were called porte, which means door in French. Porte became port thanks to the English and eventually any opening on a ship was called a porthole.

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