It is 10 inches wide and 14 inches tall, including its top and bottom wire bails.
Often called G.P.s, or general purpose lights, globe lights were used whenever elecric power was unavailable. Every lifeboat and engine room had them. Batteries have made them nearly obsolete.
The best of these lamps were made by Nippon Sento in Japan. Safety equipment regulations of several maritime nations, written many years ago, mandated the availability of brass or copper emergency lights on merchant vessels until recent years. Most of these old pattern lights saw little or no use.
This lamp was made in 1958 but its style is much older. It is in excellent condition and fully functional. The brass has been cleaned and can be shined to a high luster. It is 10 inches wide and 14 inches tall, including its top and bottom wire bails. Once quite common, these lights are now hard to find, and even harder to find in this condition. (1100-3)