The Beacon iHORN is made from a World War II Navy Battle Lantern made by Beacon Lamp of Boston. It has been hard wired for use as a lamp in addition to being an iHorns. It is coupled with a fox hunting horn. This was probably a presentation piece given to a Commanding Officer as an expression of merit and gratitude. The bracket on the back was designed to hang the light on the ship’s bulkhead so that it was easily accessible to the troops during battle. When operable, the lantern through a beam of light 500 feet. Continued in use through the end of the Korean War, they were then sold as military surplus. The Beacon iHorn is a symbol of freedom and America’s role as a protector of the underdog. It shines on our responsibility to insure human rights throughout the world, like a pillar of light which protects against man’s inhumanity to man.