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Object Timeline

1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Bomb Flashlight, Front & Back Sections

This is a flashlight, front & back sections. It was manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is polished nickel, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 4.6 x 8 diameter cm (1 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bomb Flashlight, Front & Back Sections; Manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co. (United States); polished nickel, glass; Overall: 4.6 x 8 diameter cm (1 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-114-a,b

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