Franco Flashlight - 2 Cell Black Tubular Vulcanite Light with Monocell Battery (French Flasher) (c. 1915)
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Franco 2 Cell Black Tubular Vulcanite Light with Monocell Battery (French Flasher)  
Franco 2 Cell Black Tubular Vulcanite Light with Monocell Battery (French Flasher)

Value: $35.00
Manufacturer: Franco
Mfgr. Model #: N/A
Circa: 1915
Battery: 2D
Style: Standard 2 Cell

Online Since: 1/24/2007
FM Reference #: FR00020
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I have one of these flashlights and it looks & works as good as new.I got it from my grandparents estate in an old trunk that it had been stored in since the 40's.The 2 D cell batteries that were in it were not leaking but discarded them and put two new ones in and it worked just fine. I might have changed the bulb but not sure.Its fun discovering things like this from the past that had been in the family all of these years.
Dec 11, 2010 - 11:07 AM
Would like to now how much it's worth, and like to sell it
May 10, 2010 - 3:49 PM
  Daniel Flores
Interesting, I have a 4 page add from Mexico for Franco flashlights and batteries. From the pictures in my add this looks like a model number 6787 and it is listed for $ 1.50 and .30 for a Franco Battery. this is from Yale Electric Corporation, Brooklyn New York. The add does not have a date but the article does mention that they have being fabricating the battery since 1919. Yes ! this is very interesting.
Dec 10, 2007 - 11:41 AM

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