Ash Flash 2-cell flashlight

Description (Brief):

Ash Flash 2-cell flashlight. Metal cylindrical housing with 3-position slide switch & red push button on top. Screw-on metal battery cap (spring steel contact on the inside) on one end, screw-on metal lens cap on other end. GE PR6 lamp installed, held in place with a red plastic sleeve. Paper(?) gasket around reflector edge, clear plastic lens. Purchased at an antique show in Carlysle, PA in May 2000. See Schneider, page 61 for Ash Flash lantern.

Date Made: c1960Date Made: ca 1960

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Harold D. Wallace, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0030.12Accession Number: 2003.0030Catalog Number: 2003.0030.12

Object Name: luminaireflashlight

Measurements: overall: 6 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 in; 16.51 cm x 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm


Record Id: nmah_1301535

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