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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 polypropelene. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by General Exhibitions Funds. It is credited Museum purchase from General Exhibitions Funds.

  • Grip Flashlight
  • silicone rubber, led light source.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2012-20-1

Its dimensions are

Overall: H: 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

Molded in plastic body: bottom front: "MAZDA"; back: "Made in France"; inside left: "design guy boucher"; inside right: "3.1 / SAFT Rd 1975"

Cite this object as

Saft B-12 Flashlight; Designed by Guy Boucher (1935 – 1992); Manufactured by MAZDA Eclairage; France; polypropelene; Overall: H: 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; 1989-103-6

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