Ash Flash Flashlight - All Metal Lantern with Balke, Handle and Red Beacon on Top (c. 1965)
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Ash Flash All Metal Lantern with Balke, Handle and Red Beacon on Top  
Ash Flash All Metal Lantern with Balke, Handle and Red Beacon on Top




Value: $5.00
Manufacturer: Ash Flash
Mfgr. Model #: N/A
Circa: 1965
Battery: 6V
Style: Lantern



Online Since: 8/31/2007
FM Reference #: AS00048
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  Keshia Owens
I got one at goodwill today, I think mine is the stellar brand. The top is rounded, It didn't have the base that screws on. Anyone have any parts for sale on junkers.
Jun 24, 2012 - 9:49 PM
  mike c
I found one of these in a dumpster it has a small crack on the plastic red dome and the lens on the front is also cracked
Nov 19, 2010 - 4:33 PM
  Xavier
HA cool, got one of these at a swapmeet for like $3.00 put in a new battery and presto works like magic! :) So far bulbs havent burned out, but if they do anyone know what to replace it with? So this is only worth $5.00 though? hmm oh well treasure to me! Espicially since it is in perfect condition! No dents, rust spots, cracks etc.! :)
Jul 20, 2010 - 3:18 AM
  artemus
the bulb for the top red light is a flasher bolb [goes on and off when it heats up.] Don't know if they are still avalable. My lantern says on the bottom "another ASH FLASH product - hong kong british empire " it's like new condition and I'd sell it if the price was more than shipping costs.
Sep 9, 2009 - 1:36 AM
  cjstuff
This light takes a standard 6 volt lantern battery and bulb (I forget the PR number for it, but it's a common bulb still in production). You can even "juice up" this lantern by substituting a MagLite super-bright bulb designed for 4-D flashlights--today's 6v lantern batteries are often nothing more than 4 D cells wired together.
Jul 21, 2009 - 11:46 AM
  Lynette
I have one of these lanterns. Do you know if the batteries or bulbs are available any where? I may be interested in buying yours to make a pair if they are.
Dec 1, 2008 - 8:13 PM
  RL
What are the best batteries to use for this?
Mar 13, 2008 - 3:04 PM
  DimBulb
The model I have is finished with a light green metallic paint. All exterior threaded parts are chromed. Small stamping on side of base reads HONG KONG BRITISH EMPIRE
Jan 30, 2008 - 11:47 PM
  chris
Brought one one these to Lake Geneva Youth Camp in the 60's. Where can I find one?
Dec 4, 2007 - 7:33 AM
  mike
found one at an antique store.except for a bit of rust the light works great!
Sep 25, 2007 - 9:09 AM


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