Tue, 2nd Nov 2021 10:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Zephyr)

 
  Lot 28
 

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A FINE AND LARGE BRASS OIL LAMP FROM TRINITY HOUSE LIGHT VESSEL 94 BY ROB. MOORE & NEILL, GLASGOW, CARDIFF & LONDON, CIRCA 1939

Sold for £397
Estimated at £300 - £500

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

A FINE AND LARGE BRASS OIL LAMP FROM TRINITY HOUSE LIGHT VESSEL 94 BY ROB. MOORE & NEILL, GLASGOW, CARDIFF & LONDON, CIRCA 1939

the domed top with carry handle and maker's plate signed as per title, a further plate inscribed L.V.94, clear bevelled glass front and side panels, the right with hinged access to double burner assembly with oil reservoir, with polished crinkle-lined reflector -- 17 x 12in. (43 x 30.5cm.)

Built in 1939 by Phillip & Son, Dartmouth, LV 94 is a static (without engine) Trinity House Light Vessel which served at Morecambe Bay until 1993 when it was purchased on behalf of the Warship Preservation Society and is currently laid up at Torpoint, Cornwall.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Zephyr), Tue, 2nd Nov 2021

Mercantile (Sail) – 1-92A
Mercantile (Steam) – 93-151
Naval (Sail) – 155-236
Naval (Steam) – 240-340
Navigation & Scientific Instruments – 341-392 

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