Posting ID : B1008088299
Date Posted : 2012-04-01
Group : Antiques
Vintage-1901:Lothrop Patent, Fog-Horn, Nautical Antique
This is a very old, hand-cranked/pumped, ANTIQUE SHIP'S FOG HORN. unfortunatly the hand crank is missing.
This unique fog horn was manufactured by the L.D.Lothrop Co., in Gloucester, Mass. The fog horn was invented by Mr. Llewellyn Day Lothrop, born in Appleton, Maine in March of 1836. he fought in the Civil War & went on to found the L.D.Lothrop Co., around 1880. He invented different swivels & hooks for fishing, but was best known for the Famous,
Lothrop PATENT Fog Horn.
Fog Horn Serial # 102
*Researched & found another fog horn like this one listed for $1,250. on paulmaddenantiques.com, Gallery web site.
The horn measures, 20.75" long x 9.5" wide x 16.75" tall;
and still has the original red paint, with the orig. black
Lothrop Patent Fog Horn, stamped onto each side of the box.
The leather strap still on the box.
For More infomation call: Steve (504)415-5220