Item #P1-30

USS Forrestal Nautical Bulkhead Light


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This USS Forrestal nautical bulkhead light is an original, unpolished cast brass (yes, it is brass under all that paint!) treasure.  Made by Russell & Stoll. From the top of the wall box mount to the bottom of the cage this light measures about 9 1/2 inches tall x 5 inches wide (not including the mount holes). When mounted to the wall it will extend out by about 7 inches. The two conduit holes on the sides of the light have been fitted with copper caps.  The light weighs just over 10 1/2 pounds.

This light has been totally rewired, including a ground wire, with all new UL-Listed parts rated for any voltage of 250 volts or less. The new bulb holder takes a normal screw in house bulb of 75 watts or less.  A new hole was drilled in the center of the wall mount on the back to allow the wiring to exit the light and not be visible.

This light is in original, as-found condition, paint and all.  It will have some surface wear and you can clean it up or leave it as is.  The white milk glass globe is in good shape and pretty clean.

The USS Forrestal had a very colorful and long history – just Google her name for an interesting biography.  She was commissioned in 1955 and scrapped in December of 2015.

You will be shipped the USS Forrestal nautical bulkhead light shown in the photos

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