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USALite Swivel-Head Flashlight, 1941

This is a Flashlight. It was manufactured by U.S. Electric Manufacturing Corp.. It is dated 1941 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is plastic, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Max Pine. It is credited Gift of Max Pine.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20.5 x 5.9 x 5cm (8 1/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 15/16in.)

It has the following markings

Molded in battery compartment cap: "USALITE/MADE IN U.S.A."

Cite this object as

USALite Swivel-Head Flashlight, 1941. plastic, metal. Gift of Max Pine. 1999-53-12-a,b.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition IDEO Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18678409/ |title=USALite Swivel-Head Flashlight, 1941 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 September 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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