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Saft B-12 Flashlight

This is a flashlight. It was designed by Guy Boucher and manufactured by MAZDA Eclairage. It is dated 1971 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is polypropylene plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Exhibitions Funds.

  • Path Finder
  • electronic components, printed circuit board, laser, rubber, plastic.
  • Purchased by the museum for the exhibition.
  • s-e-2653

Its dimensions are

Overall: L: 12 x W: 7.4 x D: 4.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Front: MAZDA Back: Made in France

Cite this object as

Saft B-12 Flashlight; Designed by Guy Boucher (1935 – 1992); France; polypropylene plastic; Overall: L: 12 x W: 7.4 x D: 4.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from General Exhibitions Funds; 1989-103-5

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