Searchlight station (Astra Pharos)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Searchlight station (Astra Pharos)

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location:
Arch Two , Area 17
Toy Variety (display)
Shelf 1

A green-painted metal searchlight station, made by Astra Pharos Ltd.

The unit consists of a powered electric searchlight mounted on a raised circular base, with perimeter handrail, elevation and angle control knobs, and a set of steps at the rear.

1939: Astra Searchlight Station (centre) with two anti-aircraft guns