Authentic Nautical Brass Porthole
Here’s a vintage Chris Craft porthole that is cast brass and weighs almost 8 pounds. The outside of the frame measures 10/8 by 4 3/8 inches and has 12 mounting holes. The glass measures 7 by 4 inches. On the back, the raised flange measures about 7 3/8 by 4 1/2 inches and extends out from the back of the frame by 3/8 inch. Removed from a Chris Craft boat being cut up for scrap.
The two wing-nut dogs work and the window opens freely, and the original glass has minor surface wear. All the paint on this porthole is completely original.
The original rubber seal between the window and the main frame is still in place, but may not provide a complete weather tight seal due to age and minor unevenness between the two surfaces.
You will be shipped a small vintage brass oblong porthole like the one shown in the photos.
Chris Craft is an American manufacturer of luxury boats, building boats in a range of sizes since 1874. Known for their classic beauty, stunning woodwork and agile handling.