Dayton Acme Co. Flashlight - Green Hand Pump Generator Light - Model No. Daco-Lite (c. 1940)
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Dayton Acme Co. Green Hand Pump Generator Light  
Dayton Acme Co. Green Hand Pump Generator Light




Value: $50.00
Manufacturer: Dayton Acme Co.
Mfgr. Model #: Daco-Lite
Circa: 1940
Battery: N/A
Style: Generator



Online Since: 7/26/2005
FM Reference #: DAY0001
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  Edward W. Jackson
Great little flashlight. I got two in 1969 given to me from a military base. Still have them, and they still work fine. Bit hard on the hand, but handy when the lights go out....
Jun 20, 2011 - 6:36 AM
  FLASH HEAD
THEY STILL MADE LIGHTS LIKE THIS...UP TO THE LATE 1990'S..I BOUGHT A BUNCH FROM A MAGAZINE ARTICLE....(6 FOR 25 BUX)....ALTHOUGH THEY WERE RED PLASTIC, KINDA CHEAP AN FLIMSY...AN BROKE AFTER A LIL WHILE...I GAVE THEM ALL OUT TO MY COUSINS KIDS AS TOYS...BUT THE PROBLEM WAS...NO BATTERY OR CAPACITOR...IT ONLY STAYED LIT AS LONG AS YOU PUMPED IT LIKE MAD...TODAYS NEW CRANK AN SOLAR L.E.D. LIGHTS ARE FAR FAR SUPERIOR...BUT I WOULD'NT MIND HAVIN ONE OF THESE "OLD" METAL ONES....THESE WERE WELL MADE BACK IN THE OL DAYS...
Nov 30, 2010 - 3:25 PM
  Billy
My dad had one and loved it, someone tried it and broke it on him. he really loved this lite and I have tried to fix it but no luck. if anyone knows where i could buy one, please find me as Billman250 on the web and help me out. thank you.
Nov 30, 2010 - 8:29 AM
  Jeffro
I have one with a clear body, black head and handle very cool.Handed down from grandma.
Feb 7, 2010 - 9:26 AM
  Cathy
I have a white one with a black handle. It also has the spare bulb. It says patent applied for with no numbers. I got mine at a yard sale for 50 cents.
I just thought it was cool.
Oct 7, 2009 - 11:41 AM
  Carter
I still have the blue one I was given for my birthday when I was 5 yrs. old in 1950. It still works and has the extra bulb.
Aug 5, 2009 - 12:28 PM
  CHAS
WHERE CAN I GET REPLACEMENT LIGHT BULBS FOR THIS FLASHLIGHT
Jun 16, 2009 - 3:44 AM
  tom
I have never used 1943 small acme nave raido gasoline generator if anyone collects this item
Jan 26, 2009 - 12:38 AM
  tex
Have one that still works! Never knew what was in round cap. My father had it during WWII.
Jul 30, 2008 - 3:36 PM
  Jeannie Power
I have one of these only it's yellow. My Father always took it with him when he went salmon fishing. Still works very well.
Jul 3, 2008 - 1:33 PM
  Omega Man
I just got one of these as a gift, from a flea market. I don't think it was bought for more than $3-5.
Jun 16, 2008 - 3:55 PM
  Judy P.
The flashlight I have is from my father and it has been seal and
has on it " Tropicalized March 1945". It was issued to may father
when he went overseas during WWII.
Feb 8, 2008 - 4:48 PM
  Sharon Gaddis
I have one in black. The round cap holds a replacement bulb. It makes some noise and works as long as you squeze it.
Oct 11, 2007 - 7:01 PM
  charsle lase
this thing makes a really weird noise when you try to use it.
Apr 21, 2007 - 4:06 PM


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