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Click on the photo to see additional views of this vintage pair semaphore signal flags.
The Semaphore flag signaling system is an alphabet signaling system based on the waving of a pair of hand-held flags in a particular pattern. The flags would have been attached to a rod or post.
These flags each measure 17 inches square. They are soiled, lightly stained, and have been folded up for many years. They were obtained from a large nautical auction some time ago.
Big Ship Salvage is a supplier to many different movie set designers and interior design companies looking for that hard to find real nautical piece. Why not shop were the pros shop, our inventory is ready to ship today, just call us at 574-870-1571.
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You can see additional views of this 8 piece brass gauge panel plate collection by clicking on the photo.
These brass plates measure from 2 1/2 to 5 inches long. These gauge panel plates are a rare find and hard to come by in brass.
These plates have some weathering and light surface wear. The price shown is for the entire lot of plates.
Check out the rest of our website for the best in nautical wall lights, nautical outdoor lights, and more maritime antiques. All items are in stock and ready to ship.
You will be shipped the 8 piece brass gauge panel plate collection in the photos.
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Click on the photo for additional views of this vintage Snead shallow water dive helmet.
This Snead shallow water dive helmet measures 21 3/4 inches tall, 11 1/2 inches wide, and 11 1/2 inches deep. Weighs 56 pounds. This helmet was cast in one piece of corrosion resistant iron and still has the original yellow paint. According to the company, this helmet was effective in shallow water up to 18 feet. It was used for underwater work on vessel’s hulls and various forms of underwater light construction.
The features of this Snead Style 3 helmet include an air intake on the rear of the top the helmet, to keep the air draft off the diver’s face, a baffle plate cast in top to deflect air stream as to prevent fogging, and a lower center of gravity and better shoulder support to make the helmet more comfortable.
Manufactured in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Our dive helmet is in as-found condition with no verification of the working condition. It is a great historical piece and it displays very well! Just the thing for your nautical themed décor or office.
You will be shipped the Snead shallow water dive helmet shown in the photos.
Click on the photo for additional views of this antique brass ship propeller.
An original brass ship propeller is always a great find, especially if it is in brass. This maritime ship propeller is solid brass and measures about 16 inches in total diameter. And it measures 8 inches from the center of the hub to the edges of the blades. The hub is 1 3/4 inches in diameter, and 3 1/4 inches from front to back. This original brass ship propeller weighs just over 8 pounds. We have not found any marks to identify its maker.
Simply speaking, a maritime propeller is made up of sections of helicoidal surfaces which act together ‘screwing’ through the water (hence the common reference to marine propellers as “screws”). Three, four, or five blades are most common in marine propellers, although designs which are intended to operate at reduced noise will have more blades. The blades are attached to a boss, or hub, which should be as small as the needs of strength allow – with fixed-pitch propellers the blades and boss are usually a single casting.
We have a few other ship propellers in stock – just scroll up or down to view them! Placing an order is easy. You can call us directly at 574-870-1571, or send us an email via the “Contact Us” button and we will get right back to you. Items are in our warehouse ready to ship, so no long wait for your order to arrive!
You will be shipped the antique brass ship propeller shown in the photos.
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