A Perkins Marine & Lamp Company "Forest Hand" marine signal lantern; image credit on full record.
Consignor's notes for the Perkins "Forest Hand" marine lantern; image credit on full record.
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Lantern; Perkins Marine, Ship's, Forest Hand, Signal Lamp, Green Globe.
A Perkins Marine & Lamp Company "Forest Hand" marine signal lantern. Made in Brooklyn, New York, patented 1916 to 1925. All original with green globe. A hard to find marine model.
p4A.com note: F. Persky & Company, Lantern Manufacturer was founded by Frederick Persky in the early 1900s. Persky and son Louis would later start The Perkins Marine Lamp Corporation of Brooklyn, New York in 1913. The "PERKO" trademark was instituted in 1922....[more information available via subscription]