See more objects with the color steelblue teal dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1971

  • Work on this object began.

1989

  • We acquired this object.

2006

2015

2021

  • You found it!

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

It is credited Museum purchase from General Exhibitions Funds.

Its dimensions are

Overall: H: 10 x W: 5.8 x D: 4.6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Molded in plastic body: bottom front: "MAZDA"; back: "Made in France"; inside left: "design guy boucher"; inside right: the number "2" backwards.

Cite this object as

Saft B-12 Flashlight; Designed by Guy Boucher (1935 – 1992); France; polypropylene; Overall: H: 10 x W: 5.8 x D: 4.6 cm (3 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from General Exhibitions Funds; 1989-103-7

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18632185/ |title=Saft B-12 Flashlight |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=17 October 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>