Unleash the nautical nostalgia with this one-of-a-kind vintage unpolished aluminum signal lamp. Salvaged from a bygone era, this lamp is a true treasure from the late 19th century. Invented by the renowned Arthur Cyril Webb Aldis, these signal lamps, also known as Aldis lamps or Morse lamps, were once a staple on the mastheads of ships and on pedestals.
Built to withstand the rigors of sea travel, this signal lamp is not only durable but also versatile. Its ability to transmit information through light, typically in the form of Morse code, makes it a valuable tool for communication both day and night. Imagine being able to send messages beyond the horizon, illuminating the bases of clouds with the light of this very lamp.
With a unique patina and character, this unpolished aluminum signal lamp will add a touch of history and adventure to any room. Whether you’re an avid collector or simply appreciate the art of nautical engineering, this lamp is a must-have for anyone with a love for the sea. So, Don’t miss this chance to own a piece of maritime history, order yours today!
Glass Diameter: 13.5″
Base Diameter: 9″
Weight: 90 lbs
To operate the signaling apparatus, lift the signaling handle, located on each side of the lamp, up from the locked position, and turn it away from the light body. This opens the metal levers behind the lens.
This light has not been rewired or tested for safe operation.
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