ANTIQUE SHIP'S LAMPS / LANTERNS

Here is our selection of antique ship's lanterns, ship lamps come in many different shapes and sizes. Most have a specific use and can be either oil burning or electric


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Antique brass ship's lamp / lantern,
Stamped Griffiths & Sons, Birmingham 1907
complete with oil burner, enamelled reflector and wooden bail handle.

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This type of lantern are often referred to as 'watch' lamps. They would have been used by a sailor on watch whilst he carried out his 'rounds' and checking the ship for fires or flooding. The ships safety rounds were usually carried out every our by the watch on duty.

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Antique brass ship's wardroom lamp, complete with oil burner, enamelled reflector, wick adjustment key and wooden bail handle.

Wardroom lanterns are regarded by many to be the Rolls Royce of ship lanterns due to their design and build quality.

Height including handle:

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Antique ships signal lamp / lantern, by Meteorite.
Made from copper and brass with glass Fresnel lens.
Complete with original oil burner and shutter mechanism £259

Height including handle:

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A pair of brass ship's wardroom lamps, complete with oil burner, enamelled reflector, wick adjustment key and wooden bail handle.

Wardroom lanterns are regarded by many to be the Rolls Royce of ship lanterns due to their design and build quality.

Shown here one before and after restoration:
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A selection of brass ship's companionway lamps, various shapes and sizes available.

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LEFT: Large portside lantern by Eli Griffith, painted steel  Height 22"

MIDDLE: Large stern lamtern, painted steel, Height 26"

RIGHT: Large portside lantern by METEORITE, painted steel  Height 22"

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A matching pair of antique ships bulkhead lamps, 
recovered from the Swedish Icebreaker VEGA.

We would recommend that these lamps are installed and checked by a qualified electrician before use.

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A matching pair ROYAL NAVY / ADMIRALTY PATTERN, of port and starboard oil lamps.

Constructed from copper and brass,heavy duty lamps with an ornate and detailed finish.

Ribbed clear glass lenses with separate internal coloured glass lenses which can be removed for cleaning or replacement.

Each lamp with rear access gate, hinged chimney access, brass carry handle and brass plaque reading BOW PORT / STARBOARD PATT 23 and stamped B’HAM ENG CO LTD , 1943,   Max height 18 in (45 cm). Complete with original oil burners. SOLD Click image to enlarge


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A copper NOT UNDER COMMAND lamp, Made by ELI GRIFFITH & SONS.
complete with original oil burner. SOLD

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A copper NOT UNDER COMMAND lamp,
Made by SEAHORSE. SOLD

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MATCHING PAIR OF GIMBALLED SHIPS LAMPS.
Made from brass and designed to burn candles.
The gimballs keep the lamps upright at all times regardless of the ships heel angle
complete with glass shades.
16” high. Circa 1850 £395

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 A matching set of: PORT, STARBOARD, MASTHEAD AND ANCHOR LAMPS.
Large double lens design with electrical operation.
Made by SEAHORSE with consecutive serial numbers
each lamp 60 cm / 24 inches high. SOLD
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A matching pair of ships lamps / lanterns.
galvanised port and starboard ships lamps by meteorite complete with original burners,
SOLD

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