Item added to your shopping bag
Dating back to the 1930s, and likely used on a French battleship, this Authentic Models Marconi Spotlight had a highly specialised purpose. It functions as both a ship bound lighthouse and a device for transmitting detailed messages. It would have sat next to the wheel house on the bridge of a boat.
By moving the slatted louvers the ship's signalman could send short and longer spaced beams of light in Morse Code that could be read by trained soldiers in the distance. This way, they could send messages to each other. International maritime communication used Morse Code as the standard code until 1999. Created in the 1840s, Morse combined long and short pulses to convey a message. A ship in distress would send an S.O.S in Morse to other ships requesting aid.
The Marconi Spotlight has a beautifully polished aluminium pipe for its tripod. The brass hardware and solid brass folding floor parts ensure it is built to last. Stylish and elegant, as well as being used as lighting it could also be used as a wonderful piece of decor in a sophisticated living room. A true masterpiece in design.
Authentic Models have produced a selection of wonderfully varied lighting, and their designs are inspired by a plethora of historical lighting from around the world. These lights are nostalgic replicas of lights from other times and places; from the hanging lamps that were suspended from the rafters of a dockside depository in Singapore, to spotlights that lit the seas from the bridge of a tramp steamer on course to Venice. Their lights are romantic, appealing and highly functional.
Product Code: SL039 Brand: Authentic Models Material: Aluminium Quick ship item: Yes Colour: Silver
Available to be dispatched by Pavilion Broadway to your home
UK warehouse : More than 10 Available in 1 week
Orders Over £75, Free
Orders Under £75, £19.95
- standard From £49.95
- International Please contact us for a Quote
- standard Orders Over £75, Free
- Pay by Finance
Would you like to pay by Finance?
Please note the minimum finance amounts for Pay by Finance :
6 Months - £500.00
1. I would like to pay a deposit Deposit Amount:
2. I would like to pay over months, with the first payment deferred for months
6 Months (0.00000000% APR Representative for 6 months) Deposit Amount - 10 Monthly payments of - 10% APR (representative) Total Credit - Interest Payable - Total Amount Payable -
Interest free credit is provided at 0% APR Representative. Total amount payable includes deposit amount. The figures shown are an illustration based on the cost of goods. Final details including shipping and discounts where applicable will be displayed on the cart page
Credit is provided by Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance, a division of Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Pavilion Broadway acts as a credit broker and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Important Note: Hitachi Capital rounds down the monthly payments, which may result in your total amount payable being less than the total cash price.
Regular Price: £565.00
Special Price £423.76
Regular Price: £760.00
Special Price £570.00