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1981

  • Work on this object began.

1991

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Durabeam Flashlight, ca. 1986

This is a Flashlight. It is dated ca. 1986 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 9.2 x 4 x 2.2 cm (3 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Molded in plastic on one side near base: "Durabeam"

Cite this object as

Durabeam Flashlight, ca. 1986; USA; plastic; L x W x D: 9.2 x 4 x 2.2 cm (3 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Barbara and Max Pine; 1993-133-24

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

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