Justrite "Light-Stick" model 2105-4 battery lantern

Justrite "Light-Stick" model 2105-4 battery lantern

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Description (Brief)
Metal oval-cylindrical housing with hinged cap on top. Cap is held closed by a friction catch on the front of the housing. A belt clip is on the back of the housing, and a hinged ring is on the bottom of the housing. Hinged cap contains 3-position slide switch and two brackets on top. Brackets support a lamp housing, housing swivels in brackets. A GE27 lamp is installed in the lamp housing which also contains an (empty) spare lamp clip. (Note: GE27 lamp will not fit in the clip, so the original lamp probably used a “TL” or an “FE” envelope.) Spring clip holds plastic reflector and plastic lens in place within lens cap. Cap screws onto front of lamp housing.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
luminaire
maker
Justrite Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 23.495 cm x 8.255 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2003.0030.13
accession number
2003.0030
catalog number
2003.0030.13
Credit Line
from Harold D. Wallace, Jr.
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National Museum of American History
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