Authentic Nautical Brass Porthole
Here’s an oblong brass Chris Craft porthole that is nickel over brass and weighs just 9 pounds. The outside of the frame measures 15 by 6 1/2 inches. The glass measures 13 by 4 1/2 inches. On the back, the raised flange measures 13 3/8 by 4 7/8 inches by 1/2 inch deep. The flange on the back is somewhat loose. Removed from a Chris Craft boat being cut up for scrap.
The closure dogs work and the window opens freely. The original glass has minor surface scratches. The nickel surface has some minor wear and corrosion.
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 the vintage oblong Chris Craft porthole 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.