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    *I DO NOT SUPPLY BULBS OR PARTS*   

 * PLEASE NOTE LIGHTS ARE A HOBBY * 

     I DO SUPPLY TO TRADE     

    SEARCHLIGHTS  NAUTICAL VINTAGE   

    FALKLANDS VETERAN  LIGHTS   

     OFFERS CONSIDERED ON SOME LIGHTS & TRIPODS    

   Some lights can be sold without tripods or mounts  

   Wanted Used / New Spares inc mirrors ,old cradles & mounts.  

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

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

    Wanted Elliott medium level Military / Fire tripods.  

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DEPENDING ON CRADLE LIGHTS CAN BE CONVERTED

  Pendant / Ceiling/ Hanging / Facade or Up lighters

 027 Above two RIGHT  Francis M17 Marine searchlight 300mm. Toughened front lens. External natural "Verdi Gris" patina brass unpolished could not be replicated showing many years at sea ,inc original 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. £1675   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.  £1575 

 

  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 cab be hanging / ceiling less, without tripod  £1350 

  Note:- Above dolly's just for display use not included  

 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 & dimmer socket.  £1850 

 003  Above right two   Francis 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 the modern "Glide gear" dolly for easy movement.  

   135 Below Left   Francis 11inch Ex Canal boat *Note anti theft bolt under base mount. Halogen bulb.  450 

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

   12 Volt bulb. Alloy reflector. nice chrome ,including base mount . 550 

  140 Below    Matching set of Francis SB13 inch Ex MOD Searchlights. 

    Hard wood and brass tripods direct from the Military original as cast condition  

     All fitted 240 crown top silver bulbs es fitting with Adjustable focus,   

     All have oak & alloy spigot adapters with karabiners for wall tethering.  

   Original alloy reflectors. I will sell as a set or individually.   £1650 each offers for the set 

   Will sell lights on their own  

  Note:- Above dolly's just for display use not included  

 

 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. Would split.    £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 Above 3 Left Modified Tripod and dolly just for display not included   

  

   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.   £3500 

     Perfect parabolic mirror. working shutters. Fitted 230 volt LED corn bulb.   £2750 offer considered  

    

  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 mounted on a ex Military hard wood & brass tripod. Sell without tripod for  £ 425. 

   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 other types of bulbs )  

   including a dimmer socket 

  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 splay chains. 

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

 081 Below    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   

 

 039 BELOW.   Three matching ANTIQUE SEARCHLIGHTS  

   Ex Air Ministry, formed 1918   After WW1  

     Rare set of three Antique Brass searchlights unknown make  

       12inch across lens 14inch depth max. Remnants of original Air Force blue paint.  

    They were originally carbon Ark lights converted to bulbs  many years ago  

   All updated with Bc low energy bulbs 240 volt.  Glass bevel edged flat mirrors 

   Mounted on matching Ex Military tripods  original cast condition. 

   Oak & alloy spigot adapters with karabiners for wall tethering. 

    Will sell as a set or single. Display, Diorama or domestic use.  

    Consider offers on the set or interesting light swap   

    

 

   Let me know if you have any info on the manufactures  

   Could be polished  but I prefer the original patina  

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

    087 Three pics below   Francis 11inch all brass, cabin operation  

   complete with cabin internal base & deck handle, nice brass patina. 

    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  

  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. 

   Could look great polished or used as is.   £1250 

     

   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.   £950  

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

 124 Below 2 pics left    Ex Military 17 inch flood/spot light 300 watt bulb  

  (1000 watt available) with adjustable focus. 

   I will include a GES to ES converter to fit lower Watt Halogen bulbs or LED Corn bulbs.  

    Galvanised barrel with brass fittings. Could be painted to suite new use.  

    Mounted on a Sokkia wood & alloy tripod (included) standing at 6 ft in picture.  

    Perfect alloy reflector .Light is New Old Stock condition.  

   Easy conversion to facade / floor up lighter or hanging / ceiling light less without tripod . £685 

    

 

              068 Above  EX Military Field encampment Floodlights ( I have 2 left ) Segmented "petal" glass mirror reflectors simple and inexpensive to replace with front lens protectors. Re wired Can be110 or 230 volt. At the moment new 300 watt bulb GES fitting. I will include GES to ES converters to fit  normal domestic bulbs. Original 5 ft long rope adjusters with wood toggles.     £525 each No tripod  (Tripods available). I have the original wood transport packing case's could be used as the mounts for floor up lighters with base mounts at extra cost. Ideal Diorama or art work display .Could also be hung as ceiling down lights, I have ring bolts or Karabiners for hanging, shown with cradle spigots . Original lightly roached patina !  

 

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

  (see pic left) 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 Each   CONSIDER OFFERS SINGLE OR PAIR.   Can convert to Ceiling / Hanging  

  Below   GEC 10 inch copper and brass flood light fitted Crown top silver 240 volt bulb,   

    No tripod . Will include a brass bass mount. Alloy mount in pic just for display. Please no offers.  £275  

   

   141 Below   Francis 11 inch chrome on brass. touchable 240 volt Halogen  bulb. Frosted lens. Bevel edge flat mirror . 

    Mounted on Ex Military alloy and wood tripod as cast condition.   

    Spigot ring lock with carabineer and stainless steel chain for wall tether.  £975  

  142  Below  Francis 9 inch SB  1964  chrome on brass . 240 volt es Crown top silver bulb, original alloy mirror. 

   Nice alloy and wood studio tripod. Spigot ring lock with Karabiner and stainless steel chain for wall tether. £875 

 106 Below   Francis SB 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.  

  Oak & alloy spigot adapter with lock ring & tether chain.  Fantastic house, office or display feature light   £1400   

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

   

   018 Below 2 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 .   £1550           

 086 Above 2 Right   BIG Francis 15 inch all brass but painted, original perfect parabolic mirror,  

   I could swap for flat display,  Halogen bulb fittings.  

    Ex Military 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" 

   £1650   if you want a easy restoration project. will sell light on it's own 

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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 

  

 093 Above Right   Francis Grey painted  on brass Marine 11inch searchlight on Military wood & alloy tripod   

   Cancelled order in store since 1967 NOS I have two  see 093 below. 

        118 Above 2 left   Francis 11inch Searchlight 230 Volt low energy bulb, flat mirror, Crabtree switch . 

   domestic or display. mild signs of  service. Mounted on a Gitso alloy tripod. Fitted wall tether with  

   karabineers and stainless steel chain. Available with different bulbs, clear or etched front lens.  £1425  

 

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

   240 volt 65 watt De Hann bulb ,original grey paint over brass including base mount. tripods available.  £750  

   I have another same grey with a Halogen bulb including base mount.   £750 

 119 Above middle   Francis Brass (painted) 7inch marine 12 volt, as arrived and now with a re manufactured base  £300 

 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 . £475   

 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. 

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

   I have two chrome 11 inch ex canal boat tunnel lights with secure anti theft base mounts SEE 135/136 

   All above with or without base mounts 

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 064 Below Right   Francis 11inch Searchlight 230 volt Fitted frosted lens & bevel edge flat mirror domestic or display.

 Original Crabtree barrel switch. Signs of active service.   £ 425  base mount extra  

   

  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  Can convert to Ceiling/ Hanging  

   Original heavy cast brass base mount.  £450.    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.  

   £650   Less without base mount. Can convert to Ceiling/ Hanging  

  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.   £450 each 

     

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

   110 or 230 volt. GES to ES Conversion included. 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.  £1100      

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

    modern cable and standard bc bulb fittings.  

  8 inch hanging chains, can be fitted with Antique style Squirrel cage bulbs "See below "  £150 

   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 

  Below  Rare Vintage car, commercial or Hot Rod headlight's / spot light's base mount's (pair) round bar or tube 

   fitting  all bolts and tube remnants remove easy, brass with useable chrome.  £150 

   

  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   £395  

   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 far RIGHT :- mounted on a wooden tripod only for display 

    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 ?  Will sell just lights. 

  electrics are still original   

 

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

   

 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.  Can convert to Ceiling/ Hanging  

  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. 

  Still with original GES bulb fittings. I will include GES to ES converters or original 1500 watt bulbs. 

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. Heavy cast alloy with stainless steel fittings. 

    Standard bc bulb fitting, bc to es converters available 

   socket. I have three left. Real Falkland history, See 133 .Totally water proof  

  *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 communication dismantlers when moored in the Medway ,recently had new HO7RN cable and has 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, fitted on a caster wheeled dolly easy to move . Superb complete and original working light. Exeter shot down at least thee Argentine aircraft plus one Exocet missile. 

     Another piece of UK Navy history.  SOLD to true collectors  

   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 dismantlers in Liverpool. 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. £3550 

     

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

     sister ship to HMS Fearless Ex Falklands 

   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.   £2850  

 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. 

 

  012 Above Right   Francis 9 inch cabin operation original all 

 brass but painted. £750   As is"  

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

 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. As used on early fire appliance's.  

   pic right with dimmer on. Looking for a number of cradles brass or steel . 

  

    * WANTED ELLIOTT Medium level Military / Fire tripods AS BELOW *  

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 more available tripods   

  143 Above   Modern yellow with orange top  wood and alloy Max height 5ft 9 inch  £115  

 129 Above far right end  NEW ZEALAND EX WD slender oak/brass tripod rubber foot ferrules restored.  £195 

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

   original nice condition multi function head inc leather leg strap. £225  

  144 Above 2 left   Surveyors tripod  5' 3"  fully extended. Ready for light. 

    Alloy & wood. Ex military had very little use. Paint you own colour.  £295  

  145 Above 2 middle  Surveyors tripod 6' 0" fully extended .Ex Military rare model . 

   Alloy & wood. Oak and alloy top mount ready for light spigot .Paint you own colour   £325  

  146 Above far right   All alloy modern tripod very light weight. Alloy spigot base mount   £185  

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