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US Lighthouse Establishment Boxed Time piece

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This was picked out of a thrift shop not by me but the last owner , the item still runs!

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Thats an amazing piece of history! Very nice!



Pvt. James H. Honey 1st Md. Eastern shore Vol. Inf. Co. D (union) Gettysburg
Pvt. George Eddie Lear 26th Inf. Co.H 1st Div .(WW1) P.H. WIA Cpl. Richard Elsea 268th C.A. Bn. Battery A. WW2 SSgt. Grant Elsea 314th Inf. Hq.Co. I.R.79thDiv. WW2
Cpl. Harry Lawrence Butler Jr 23rd Regt. WIA Korea Lt. George Olin Tilghman 111th MG. 29th Div. WW1 DIS France 1919
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Wow, very hard to find. Would love to see more

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Uniforms and Gear used by Americans in the Rhodesian Security Forces during the Bush War (Africa).

 

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From the Lamp Shop at Depot Staten Island.. Mos likely used to set and confirm the timed light flashing characteristics of the many lighthouses. In the 19th century. the lighthouse was called 'the clock without hands' .. The flashing characteristic was precisely set to make identification of the light positive..

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That is freaking cool Nole!

 

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