Eveready Flashlight - Canister Lantern - Model No. 4708 (c. 1916)
The Flashlight Museum
Home Flashlight Index Products for Sale Multimedia Contributors Collectors About Us
Search For Flashlights:
(Description, Model #, Date)
Our Sponsors:



















Flashlights : Eveready Brand / Lantern Style

Eveready Canister Lantern  
Eveready Canister Lantern




Value: $50.00
Manufacturer: Eveready
Mfgr. Model #: 4708
Circa: 1916
Battery: #775 3D Pack
Style: Lantern



Online Since: 7/28/2003
FM Reference #: EV00034
Buy flashlight replacement light bulbs at eLightBulbs.com, the web's largest light bulb store.

  Ron Welch
I have this lamp, but with a different switch! Instead of the slide switch shown, I have a bakelite knob, approx. 1" diam., 1/2" tall, that is a rotate switch. A rotate switch vs. a slide switch have nothing in common. Two totally different animals. I am wondering if the early 4708 came out with the slide switch, which can accidently be turned on and off, even while packed away. The rotary bakelite switch is a little more fool proof . . . rarely being accidently turned on/off, would have been a natural progression in improvement. Are there other collectors that have run across this configuration?
Dec 23, 2008 - 5:47 PM


Copyright 2003-2014 FlashlightMuseum.com
The Flashlight Museum specializes in providing antique, vintage, classic and new high-tech flashlights. Some of the most popular flashlight brands include Eveready, Ever Ready, Surefire, Maglite, Pelican, Brinkmann, Streamlight, Delta, Garrity, Winchester, Ash Flash, Franco, Coleman, Rayovac, USA Lite and Duracell. We have such styles as LED, Candle, Art Deco, Tactical, Military, Standard 2 Cell, 3 Cell, safety lights, lanterns, rechargeable, fluorescent flashlights, keychain and novelty lights and much more. This website is a great resource for flashlight collectors and those who enjoy collecting batteries and accessories.