Ash Flash 2-cell flashlight

Ash Flash 2-cell flashlight

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
luminaire
flashlight
Date made
c1960
date made
ca 1960
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
ID Number
2003.0030.12
accession number
2003.0030
catalog number
2003.0030.12
Credit Line
from Harold D. Wallace, Jr.
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National Museum of American History
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