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Record 528/959
Hand held flashlight in brown leather case sewn with white thread. Rectangular sheet steel body chromed at both ends and with brown vinyl wrap in alligator pattern around center section. Bottom removes to insert two batteries. Glass dome-shaped lens located on top front of body and spring plunger type knob on top must be held down to turn on light. Top marked: "BRITISH MADE TEC." Sewn leather case has belt straps and brass snaps. Cover flap allows light to be used by opening cover to expose lens. This was not an issue item to U.S. forces and was probably acquired and/or used by either Adrian or Orville Hansen during World War II.
Flashlight -WORLD WAR II -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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