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   Updated 10.12.2017  (139)  

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    SEARCHLIGHTS  NAUTICAL VINTAGE   

  FALKLANDS VETERAN LIGHTS  

    I will consider offers on some lights  

   Some lights can be sold without tripods or mounts  

   Wanted Used / New spares inc mirrors ,cradles & mounts.  

    I CAN BOX AND PALLET LARGER LIGHTS FOR COURIERS ,  

   All my lights & tripods (unless stated) are original industrial used items with  

   real history of age & use in their condition this cannot be replicated.  

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   139 Above far right   Francis FR 11inch stamped by Francis "Special"  

  Modern Cool bright white LED light bright but with no heat 

   D12 fitting 230 Volt Antique brass finish. Brass barrel & cast brass base mount. 

  Stainless steel cradle & Base mount Allan cap head locking bolt. Front lens can be changed for clear or etched glass. 

   Mounted on a rare WW1 Cinema photography modified tripod.    £1600  

 122 Above   Francis Marine 15 inch Cabin operation complete functioning mechanism with  

     internal cabin handle, brass, bronze . Original patina. Big heavy light   

   240 Volt 300 watt GES. ES reducer available. Cracked parabolic mirror still serviceable ,  

     I can swap for flat bevel edge.  £1350  

     *Note Left Modified Tripod and dolly just for display not included unless required ASK.   

 027 Above two RIGHT  Francis M17 Marine searchlight 300mm. Toughened front lens. External natural "Verdi Gris" patina brass unpolished could not be replicated ,inc base plinth.  Glass lead backed parabolic mirror some salt discolouration, I can change for flat display ,Working order with Internals re built fitted 75 watt touchable halogen 230 volt bulb, real piece of marine art mounted on a rare original WW1 studio film era tripod, great feature light. £1575   I can include a dimmer socket.

 019 Above two LEFT  London electric company,11 inch Marine light 1964 natural patina all brass inc base mount. Bevel edged glass flat mirror for ornamental, standard light use. Working order bs 60 watt bulb 230 volts, restored internals. Mounted on a nice rare original pre WW. Vinton of London studio tripod with anti splay chains and rubber feet. Standing 7ft in picture, will raise another 10 inch approx. I have left the light  in "as found" Verdi Gris external condition showing it's history could not be replicated. Including Konig dolly.  £1475 

  

   044 Four pics Above   Francis Marine  250 mm Royal Navy Warship signal / searchlight.  

    Dated 1988. Weight 33 kgs without polished brass pedestal.  

    All  polished brass, fantastic condition. BC 230 volt low energy or standard 230 pearl bulb 

  ( pictured back open with LED Corn bulb)  several types of bulbs available. Original perfect glass parabolic 

   mirror with working shutters spectacular feature lamp for Commercial display or domestic light.   £3750 

   133 BELOW     Francis FSP 250mm 10 Mile signal projector EX HMS Intrepid   

     sister ship to HMS Fearless  

   complete with a De Vere industrial tripod & including a Konig soft wheel dolly with brakes. 

   Standing 6'.6" in picture extra 2ft available  

    In the process of being decommissioned for sale, she was rapidly returned to service  to sail as part of the British  

   operation to retake the Falkland Islands after the Argentine invasion in 1982. She landed troops in  

   amphibious assaults on the Islands and the Argentine surrender at the end of the war was signed on her deck  

     ( I have a copy of the surrender ) Original external condition.  

     Perfect parabolic mirror. working shutters. Fitted 230 volt LED corn bulb.   £2950 

   

   

  034 Above left 2    Very rare all alloy satin finish 11 inch searchlight looks like a Francis. Believed to have been  

   a prototype by a rival company. Cradle, mount and mirror all alloy  

    230 volt Halogen bulb (could be 12 or 24 volt) with dimmer socket.   

    Mounted on a  "Kern Aarau" matching satin all alloy extending tripod including alloy Dolly.  

     Machined spike covers with rubber ferrules. Very smart.   £950  

 132 Above right  Rare 1948 Francis cabin operation 9" some more restoration to sort out.  

  Twin brass data plates Francis & "Simpson and Lawrence" Arrived as a box of parts still has it's 12 volt bulb.  

    Perfect original mirror now mounted on a ex Military hard wood & brass tripod , will sell without tripod for  £ 400. 

   025 Above 2 left   Francis Chrome on brass 1960. Big heavy light 12 inch front lens. Bevel edge flat glass mirror for  

  ornamental or standard light use. Re wired with 230 volt. 65 watt De Haan bulb ( Can convert to many types of bulbs )  

  including a dimmer socket shown right with dimmer in use. Original chrome external condition with a nice silver patina, signs

  of active service. Mounted on a very rare &  heavy WW1 film era tripod approx 10ft fully  extended! about 7ft in picture. 

 £1550  I would sell light on it's own.  

  060  Above right   Francis 9 inch  Searchlight 230 volt  re wired ready to use. 

  Excellent chrome some minor scratches,  mounted on a antique " Miller "of Sydney Australian two tone  

     wooden  tripod. Including  Konig soft wheel dolly. original spike feet with rubber ferrules.  £1475   

    138 Above far right    Francis WW 2 Rare 1943  with cast Data plate Francis 11" all brass Searchlight  

   230 volt, new Den Hann 65 Watt bulb including one spare,  

   original electrics and cable. Natural patina. Remanufactured base mount and tilt handle. 

     Ex Military wood and brass tripod  s/steel anti spay chains. 

 Nice original lead backed Parabolic mirror dated 16.02.1943 (can be changed for display flat)   £1650 

 081 Below left & centre  Francis 13 inch chrome on brass searchlight, fitted crown top silver bulb re wired 230 volt, Mounted on  very strong French "Gitzo" polished Alloy tripod fully extended 12 ft ! triple stage legs, rubber feet with anti splay that can also be set as low as 2.6 inch. Spectacular.  £1550  including a dimmer socket

 111 Below right  Francis 13 inch Alloy parabolic mirror.1955  Ex airfield appliance.  

   Adjustable focus 100watt crown top silver  bulb 240 volt. including dimmer socket  

   on in picture. Ideal for display domestic or shop. Original condition chrome   £680 

 

 082  Below two Left   Francis 13 inch, armoured glass front lens & original alloy parabolic mirror, all brass mounted on a 

   superb and rare vintage oak tripod with brass fittings & mechanical multifunctional tilt & pan head. Light has re built  

   internals, re wired and fitted domestic 230 volt ES crown top silver bulb with in line switch. £1750 

 

 003  Above right two   Francis polished brass 11 inch searchlight.  

     Glass Parabolic mirror ( I can change for bevel edged flat )  Mounted on a  

   Vintage "Leopold &  Voepel" of Portland Oregon cherry wood and brass tripod , 

     Standing at 6ft 6inch, Both in Superb condition. Fitted 240 volt 100 watt ES bulb & dimmer socket  

   Still has the original spike end reversible  legs with rubber ferrules. Fantastic, office or     

  domestic display feature light. £1575.   I can include a modern tripod wheeled dolly for easy movement.  

 

 035 Above  Francis Searchlight 380mm (15 inch )with glass parabolic mirror. satin black over brass,  

  NOS condition. 300 or 1000 watt tube bulb with GES fitting ( I have ES adapters for lower watt bulbs ) 240 volt, 

   mounted on a vintage industrial black & chrome  tripod. Fantastic bright working or feature light.      

   Ideal shop display, Garden / hotel. facade up lighter  £1450 

  Note:- Above dolly's just for display use not included unless required ASK.  

 039 Below 3 & 4 right ANTIQUE    Ex Air Ministry, formed 1918   After WW1 

   Rare Antique Brass searchlights 12" unknown make   

       Bigger than they look in pictures 12inch across lens 14inch depth max.  They were originally carbon Ark lights. 

    (believed to be of earlier manufacture), One complete with original heavy field tripod 

    (See pic at bottom of page ) and fitted De Hann 65 watt bulb 240 volt adjustable focus  

    with glass bevel edge flat mirror.  Will sell as a set or single  

 131 Below left    Same but fitted bc low energy bulb & glass bevel edge flat display mirror . 

 130 Below Second right   Again same with glass bevel edge flat mirror and Bc Low energy bulb.  

     Display or domestic use.  

  Below far right     Picture of all three lights on.  

    Considered Serious offers or interesting light swap .  

        Let me know if you have any info on the manufactures   

   

 

    087 Three above    Francis 11inch all brass, cabin operation, complete with cabin internal base & deck handle  

    Fitted bevel edged flat mirror ( I can change for parabolic ) 240 volt es touchable halogen bulb.   £950  

  Note:- Above Modified Tripod & dolly just for display use not included  

   135 Below Left   Francis 11inch Ex Canal boat *Note anti theft bolt under base mount. Halogen bulb.  

  136 Above right   Francis 11inch ex canal boat *Note anti theft wing nut under base mount  

   12 Volt bulb. Alloy reflector. nice chrome . 

  129 Above    A pair of Francis ex Fire Service with matching original character issues !  

 SB models dated 1955 & 1953 original brass data plates. nearly a matched pair. Internals have been stripped  

    and re wired now fitted with 240 volt Crown top silver bulbs . Working adjustable focus . 

    This external patina showing a working life cannot be replicated.  £ 750 as a pair  will split  

 041 Below left light grey  Francis BIG 300mm 240volt 650 watt. Complete with new bulb.   

   Cabin control marine searchlight. NOS some storage marks  

   Glass parabolic mirror, Original paint over brass, alloy and stainless steel fittings. 

   would look great polished or used as is.   £975 

     

  105 Above 3rd Right  Francis FR 280 mm Cabin/cab operation. NOS can be 12/24/230 volt Halogen.  

   Toughened lens glass with parabolic mirror, adjustable focus. Original paint over brass.   £POA  

       Note :- Modified tripods for Cabin operated lights just for display use not included.  

                  

             068 Above 2 right  Last two Field encampment EX Military floodlights .Segmented "petal" glass mirror reflectors with front lens protectors. Lightly roached patina. Re wired Can be110 or 230 volt. At the moment new 300 watt bulb GES fitting. Original 5 ft long rope adjusters with wood toggles, mounted on ex MOD tripods. Could be made into floor up lighters with a simple disc foot with no alteration to cradle .  £625 each  Note* I have the original wood transport packing case's could be used as the base mounts. Ideal Diorama or art work display lights. I will sell lights on their own no tripod if required. I have the original generator no idea if it works.  £ 75   I will include  with both lights free. 

 124 Above 2 pics left    Ex Military 17 inch flood/spot light 300 watt bulb (1000 watt available) with adjustable focus.  

   I have GES to ES converters to fit lower Watt bulbs or LED Corn bulbs.  Galvanised barrel with brass fittings.  

   Could be painted to suite new use.  

    Mounted on a Ex MOD wood & brass tripod ( with signs of very active service ) standing at 6 ft in picture.  

    Perfect alloy reflector  Light is New Old Stock condition. £675 

 

    095 Above    Francis FR 11inch stamped by Francis "Special"  Modern LED Cool bright white light bright but with no heat 

  (see pic) D12 fitting 240 Volt matched pair. Antique brass finish. Brass barrel & cast brass base mounts. 

  Stainless steel cradles, Base mount & Allan cap head locking bolt. Front lens can be changed for clear or etched glass. 

   £1250 CONSIDER OFFERS PAIR OR EACH. TRIPODS AVAILABLE EXTRA 

 130 Below right  Three Benjamin angled light hoods off an early 20 Century tennis court.  

   porcelain on steel. As arrived I bought seven for a project, last three. Original GES no internal fittings. £150 for 3 

     

 Above Left    GEC 10 inch copper and brass flood light fitted Crown top silver 240 volt bulb, brass base mount ,  

    No tripod . Please no offers.  £275  

 

 129 Above  Left  NEW ZEALAND  ex WD slender oak/brass tripod rubber foot ferrules restored.  £185 

 127 Above left middle  Vinton of London Antique tripod, light hollow wood tube, standing at 5ft in picture ( 3' 6" closed)  

   original  condition multi function head inc leather leg strap.  OFFERS 

 106 Above 2 right    Francis 11 inch searchlight. Glass Parabolic mirror. Mounted on a early Webb brass & wood tripod.  

   Standing at 6ft 6inch, Both in Superb condition. Fitted 240 volt Halogen bulb with dimmer socket.  

   Fantastic house, office or display feature light    £1475   

 018 Below two Left   Francis searchlight 11inch satin black over brass NOS, Perfect glass parabolic mirror, toughened   

   front lens glass, complete with a vintage matching wood and alloy tripod ,unusual leg anti splay system with   

   rubber feet so ideal for a polished floor. Mounted on a Belora heavy duty soft wheel dolly .  

   Bulb 230 volt Halogen or 12 Volt corn LED.   £1550           

 086 Above  Right   BIG  Francis 15 inch all brass but painted, original perfect parabolic mirror,  

   I could swap for flat display,  Halogen bulb fittings.  

    Ex Airfield fire appliance. Now mounted on a rare antique wooden tripod with mechanical tilt  

   and pan ( legs set at lowest position in picture ) Both complete original un restored condition can be sold "as is" 

   £1550   if you want a easy restoration project.  

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 066 Above Left 2  Francis Marine 11 inch Brass searchlight Eddison screw 230 volt 60 watt bulb. Etched front lens flat mirror. Mounted on a slender Mahogany and brass antique tripod. Original spike feet with rubber ferrules. Ideal domestic or display Max height 7ft set at 6ft in picture. £875  (can be sold without tripod as second picture ).

 008 Above  Right  Francis 9 inch searchlight chrome on brass 230 volt crown top silver bulb including a dimmer socket with original glass parabolic mirror, mounted on a alloy, brass and oak vintage ex MOD tripod. Approx max height 7ft. Spike feet with rubber ferrules. £750 

 063 Above  Left  Francis 11inch Searchlight 230 Volt Fitted frosted lens & flat mirror in line switch. domestic or display. Signs of active service. 

 064 Above middle  Francis 11inch Searchlight 230 volt Fitted frosted lens & flat mirror domestic or display. original barrel switch. Signs of active service.

 115 Above right  Francis 13 inch Searchlight 1973 ( rarer than 9 & 11 inch) 230 volt crown top silver bulb complete with dimmer socket/switch. Dimmer on in picture.  Adjustable focus. Original spun alloy reflector. Nice used condition.  £780 

 *  All can be sold with or with out base mounts  * 

   

 118 Above Left   Francis 11inch Searchlight 230 Volt low energy flat mirror, domestic or display. Signs of active service.  

    Available with different bulbs, clear or etched front lens.  £425    base mount extra. 

 120  Above Right   Francis SB 11 inch 1961 240 volt 100 Watt Crown top silver bulb with Dimmer. base mount extra. £395 

 114 Above left   Francis Marine Halogen 24 volt 9 inch no switch, Rear handle. Original perfect glass parabolic mirror. 

 108 Above middle Left   Francis 1968 9 inch fixed focus,  12 volt   ideal Canal tunnel light. £425  

 116 Above Middle Right   Francis Ex Fire service FB 11 inch 12,24 or 230 volt Halogen with dimmer on in picture. Original 

  base, Switch and parabolic mirror, new cable and gland. Signs of service use. Clean Original condition. 

      * I have two chrome 11 inch ex canal boat tunnel lights with secure anti theft  base mounts *   

 117 Above Right  Francis 9inch marine rear handle no switch 12 volt Halogen or LED Corn, chrome "pimples". 

   All above with or without base mounts 

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 BLACK LIGHT BULBS   are made with a special dark blue filter glass, which absorbs practically all the visible light but freely transmits the ultraviolet radiation same as discotheque lights will show up counterfeit bank notes. 

 

  092 Above Left   Francis fitted 230 volt ES BLACK LIGHT BULB, Can  

  be  fitted to most my lights with ES or BC Domestic fitting. 

 093 Above middle   Francis Grey painted Marine 11inch  Cancelled order in store since 1967 NOS 

   240 volt 65 watt De Hann bulb ,original grey paint over brass. 

  £675  I have another same grey with a Halogen bulb   117 

 119 Above Far right   Francis Brass (painted) 7inch marine 12 volt, as arrived and now with a re manufactured base  £295 

   

  050  Above  left   Francis  11 inch all chrome very smart, original glass parabolic mirror, can be 12 ,24,or 230 volt halogen 

  bulb. Fitted vinyl tinted mirrored front lens (can be clear or etched). including original chrome base mount. £650 

    I have about twenty 11/9 inch lights some not restored "as is" condition  

 020 Above middle left   Francis Marine FR "Special" grey painted brass  9 inch   NOS searchlight  flat glass mirror  

   converted by Francis to standard 240volt bc bulb could be used as a desk / interior or outside light.  

   Original heavy cast brass base mount.  £400.    Less without base mount. 

  096 Above middle right   Francis Marine 280mm    11inch  FR. "Special" 150 Watt Metal Halide,240 Volt (can be LED)  

   Paint over brass .Original heavy cast base mount  

      Fluted lens can be changed for clear or etched .Flat or parabolic mirror.  

   £POA   Less without base mount. 

 098 Above Right   Francis 11 inch halogen fitting 12/24/230 volt as arrived. Last used in a Stage drama production. 

  I have a pair.   they would benefit from some minor restoration.   £POA   Please ask. 

     

 083 Above right.   Francis FL3 17 inch flood / Searchlight GES fitting can be 300/500/1000 watt   

   110 or 230 volt. GES to ES Conversion available. Simple slide beam adjuster  

  Alloy cradle & Steel barrel with brass fittings. spun alloy reflector.  

   Fitted 50mm braked none marking soft rubber castors. Ideal for art work display or diorama. Ex Fire service.  

   £POA,   will depend on any mods or restoration. Original silver paint.  

 015 Above left   Francis.12 inch lens searchlight direct fire service nice original condition now fitted 240 volt GES 300 watt  

  tube bulb. original glass parabolic mirror I can change for display flat.  £975      

   Below     Pair of Antique style brass pendant lights with Holophain glass shades,  

    modern cable and standard bc bulb fittings.  

  8 inch hanging chains, can be fitted with Antique style Squirrel cage bulbs "See below "  £145 

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   Below    1930's Lucas King of the road Car / Truck. 8.1/4" Headlights including matching 4.1/2" side lights original  mount   

     brackets.  Stirrup cradle headlights with tube clamp mountings.  £450 

 137 Below   Butler Cabin operation 7" Left NOS  Right used  

 

 070 Above left   Francis early ex military flood light 7inch. frosted lens with etched "Francis" logo. Desert sand paint .  

 071 Above centre   Two Francis 7inch NOS ex MOD drops vehicle .Halogen bulb fitting.  

   Flood lights with front disc diffuser (just unscrew to make searchlight)  

   matched pair, can be pole or flat mounted. Will fit on to Military aerial side mount poles when removed from  

    heavy duty mount. I have another still in the original box unpacked.  

 072 Above right   Francis 7inch ALLOY cabin operation searchlights, matched pair. Ex Naval, NOS.  

 Below  left to right   brass pillar/hand lamp 3.5/8 lens ,Chrome Eversure pillar lamp rear handle 4.3/4 lens, Chrome Raydot  

    spot light rear handle 3.3/4 lens. Chrome work light rear handle 4.3/4 lens  

   

 073 Above    Two Francis AFV Military vehicle lights (Champ & Landrover ect ), one NOS one used. Both with correct brass  

   full mounting brackets, cables ,dash plugs  * Including original RARE all weather hoods   £325  

 031 Below far right   (GREY) cabin operation bottom handle. SEARCHLIGHT 9" Diameter, could be  flat roof or vehicle  

  mounted. Total height 49". 28 volt sealed beam. NOS condition. £385  Complete.  

   *Note O31 below RIGHT :- wooden tripod only for display not included. 

    074  Below left     Two Ex Military  FV 9 inch halogen floodlights with alloy reflectors.  

    I am told they are ex Centurion Tank lights both mounted on EX MOD tripods  

    genuine un restored hard wood and brass. Standing at 4ft 2 inch in picture with approx  

   another 2 ft adjustment Lights are NOS. Military diorama ? Can sell just lights. 

   POA   electrics are still original   

 

 029 Above Left middle  Francis searchlight "Lite 230" 9 inch, fixed focus fitted 12 volt 100watt ( 230 volt if required ) alloy  

  parabolic mirror, Stainless steel body. toughened glass. NOS condition. £375 just light.  

 032 Above Right middle  Francis "Lite 300" 11 inch Deck mounting, alloy mirror,240 volt 600watt, Stainless steel body 

  toughened glass. Fixed focus inc new bulb NOS.  £475 just light. 

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 080  Above right    Francis Searchlights Ex Fire service. 2 X 11inch & 2 X 9 inch original parabolic mirrors, toughened glass lens, matching base's. (Could be sold without base mounts) Red lens rims could be painted to match Vehicle, boat or stripped back to brass. Halogen fittings.12/24/230 volt also 12 volt LED Corn bulb. Some signs of service. Can be sold as as set of four, Or split  £POA   

 088 Above two Left pics  Francis searchlight 9inch halogen Nato green over brass, toughened lens, perfect parabolic mirror fitted 12 volt bulb can be 24 or 230 volt. Beam adjustment. Mounted on a Military alloy tripod spiked feet with rubber ferrules. Some signs of use. Max height extended 6ft 2inch. £550.  Less without tripod.

  Below  Falklands Veteran, Royal Fleet Auxiliary  SIR PERSIVALE L3036  

      

 054 Above  Francis Marine Suez light,  24inch lens  Direct off the ship from the breakers .The Royal Fleet Auxiliary is a civilian-manned fleet, owned by the MOD, which supports Royal Navy ships around the world, supplying warships with fuel, ammunition and supplies. The RFA fleet is fully integrated into the RN’s command and control system and forms a vital part of maritime operations.  RFA Sir Percivale L3036  know by ships company as "Percy" This was the first British ship to re-enter Stanley Harbour at the taking back of the Falklands. The ship also served in the Gulf War in 1991 and was present for the handover of  Hong Kong to the Chinese. Made of aluminium could be polished but I feel it would loose its history. Suez spec twin 2000 watt bulbs (still available). Perfect twin mirrors (so you can see both banks of the canal at once or single search beam )  Totally original condition with real British Naval history. Single phase fitted heavy duty  Clipsal domestic 13amp 3 pin plug with original cable and switch. Mounted on a industrial easy to move dolly. Note* Combined weight 95 Kgs 

   £2500.   The ship now dismantled .

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 036 Above   1982 Falklands and 1990 first Gulf war veteran HMS FEARLESS. Built by Harland & Wolf 1965. Daylight signal lights, large 28" tall & very heavy All alloy totally original, inc all data plates, dated 1961 made by Francis searchlights. Unique ? Fantastic outside / inside feature lights. Real Royal Navy history. The ship appeared in 007 film The Spy Who Loved Me. Special forces based on Fearless. (sister ship to HMS Intrepid) Now dismantled at Van Heyghen breakers in Ghent. 

Picture far right is a spare extractor fan motor in the original box with Feerless data plate history. £2000.  

 

 091 Above   Ex Falklands HMS Intrepid .Delta deck /cargo lights. Cast alloy with stainless steel fittings. standard bc bulb  

   socket. I have three left. Real Falkland history, See 133 .Totally water proof    £POA "as is". 

  *Falklands Veteran HMS EXETER*  

 112 Above  Francis 250mm 10 mile marine  signal/searchlight  all brass and in superb condition, Ex Falklands veteran Warship HMS Exeter Type 42 Destroyer D89, Lade down 1976 Built by Swan Hunter ,into service 1978 Also served in 1991 Gulf war .Direct to me from the ship ,recently had new HO7RN cable and is fitted with the original working 230 volt 1300 watt bulb now with standard domestic electrics & 3 pin plug. Perfect original parabolic glass mirror. Mounted on a large military alloy heavy duty tripod pictured at 7ft and will extend to approx 10ft, very stable with large rubber faced adjustable feet and anti splay system. Superb complete and original working light. Exeter shot down at least thee Argentine aircraft plus one Exocet missile. Another piece of UK Navy history. £3950 

   ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY SHIP GREY ROVER    

   I will include with the light the ships original Ensign (flag) Both straight from the ship to me see picture below  

    

 046 Above  Francis 250 mm brass Signal / Searchlight,1300 watt original bulb. including heavy duty alloy tripod 6ft total height. Approx total weight 50 kgs Ex Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship "Grey Rover" ,Small fleet tanker. Direct to me from the dismantler. Nice original used condition complete with glass parabolic mirror. I will include with the light the ships original Ensign (flag) , Both straight from the ship (see picture) During 1973 while serving as the Clyde port oiler she was struck below the water line by the Canadian submarine Okanagan while submerged. June of 1976 saw her standing by to evacuate British Nationals from the Lebanon. In December of 1978 during her passage from Karachi to the Seychelles, RFA Grey Rover was ordered to loiter off Iran after civilian unrest with the possibility of the evacuation of British Nationals. In November of 1983 RFA Grey Rover was back in the Lebanon during Operation Offcut, the naval support for British troops in the multinational force in the Lebanon. September of 1984 saw a team from RFA Grey Rover fire fighting on the motor yacht Yankee Clipper in Freeport in the Bahamas. In 2004 while in the far east RFA Grey Rover conducted the first ever RAS for the Singapore after her final tour down the South Atlantic she sailed for the Caribbean where RFA Grey Rover was part of the biggest drugs bust in recent times with a haul of approximately £350 million of cocaine.  RFA Grey Rover finally sailed into Portsmouth on the 15th of March 2006. £3650 

 107 Below  WW11 Optical concave parabolic mirrors.  10 inch diameter  & One inch thick ,optical focus 5.3.  Telescope, range finder or could be searchlight ex Royal Navy Portsmouth.  Re silvered & Dated 1939. lead backed with copper outer ring. Rare and expensive item when new hence re silvered by the Royal Navy Dockyard  123  The other re silvered & Dated 1.11.1942 

   Note :- Glass of this thickness is ground to shape. 

    

 038 Below   Veteran/Vintage CAV Antique Brass searchlights 12", parabolic glass mirror, Adjustable focus ,240 volt Bc  

  modern  70 Watt halogen bulb with dimmer sockets. pic right with dimmer on. Looking for a number of cradles  

   brass or steel any type.   

 057 Below   Rare all brass ship Cargo/deck light 12 inch. Very thick opaque glass lens. 

   70 watt es, new type touchable halogen bulb, 230 volt.  

   stripped back to brass,  Very smart *SOLD* 

   

   134  Below left       Francis 13inch Ex MOD 240 volt 100 watt crown top silver bulb.  £680 

 

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  012 Above right     Francis 9 inch cabin operation original all 

 brass but painted. £775  As is"  

   Note :- Above Tripod is for display not included at the price. 

I have a few of spare original tripods some fixed antique wooden with brass fittings &  alloy types. FROM around £40 for one "speaker tripod" Can be as much as £750 for the early very rare ex WW1 hand crank movie types. Note* The price may include engineering of parts already carried out plus international  shipping and import taxes . 

     

  Above  right    Arris low level 22 inch (full extended in pic) vintage tripod.  

  Above far right   Dust hoods and wood Dolly's with 100 mm casters could be available with my lights.  

 Below centre far right  EX MOD heavy very tall floodlight field tripod galvanised steel   

   about 15ft extended  fitted Soft ground foot discs, fully adjustable leg angles. 

 

 121 Above    Over twenty original ex MOD hard wood, brass & alloy tripods. Some with working patina ! 6 Later types  

  Two very tall galvanised Ex Military  

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