Lightmaster Flashlight - Red Metal "Searchlight" Lantern - Model No. 20-178 (c. 1930)
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Lightmaster Red Metal  
Lightmaster Red Metal "Searchlight" Lantern




Value: $8.00
Manufacturer: Lightmaster
Mfgr. Model #: 20-178
Circa: 1930
Battery: 2-Dry Cell 1.5V
Style: Lantern



Online Since: 12/20/2005
FM Reference #: LMS0001
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  ole ray
i have the same lit if u look at the bottom and see tabs bend tabs and pull off bottom a big squar battery will fit. i also tried a 9 volt bat. u have to change to 9 volt bulb about 10$
Jan 27, 2012 - 4:17 PM
  john
I have on of these in excellent shape,but missing the label on top. Any on know where to get repo labels.

Thanks
Mar 14, 2010 - 6:40 PM
  wayne
i found one of these in my garage attic in Black River, Michigan. We live close to the rail line that serves Alpena and points south. Ours is amost the same but has a switch on the top under the handle and has the red bulb.
Apr 16, 2009 - 1:36 PM
  JAMES WOODARD
correction

we have a large selection of all bulbs from 1909 till 1977 we have an old store ( flash light desplay with over a hunderd ) bulbs from a AAA to 6 d cells both screw in and two pin style .
we also have a 7300 bulb selection of aotomotive head, tail spot,fog, and dash lights ( bulbs )
we HAVE SPOT AND FOG LIGHTS COMPLETE AND PARTS GOING BACK TO 1917.
contact me at oldslites4u@comcast.net/ or 678 687 6866jim

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Message: >>Original Message on Feb 18, 2008 - 1:58 AM:
>>======================
>>"we have quit a selection of all bulbs from 1909 till 1977 we have an old store ( flash light desplay with over a hunderd ) bulbs from a AAA to 6 d cells both screw in and two pin style .
we also have a 7300 bulb selection of aotomotive head, tail spot,fog, and dash lights ( bulbs )
we ALSO HAVE SPOT AND FOG LIGHTS COMPLETE GOING BACK TO 1917.
contact me at (((oldlites4u@comcast.net)))/ or 678 687 6866jim"

Jun 15, 2008 - 2:16 PM
  JAMES WOODARD
correction

we have quit a selection of all bulbs from 1909 till 1977 we have an old store ( flash light desplay with over a hunderd ) bulbs from a AAA to 6 d cells both screw in and two pin style .
we also have a 7300 bulb selection of aotomotive head, tail spot,fog, and dash lights ( bulbs )
we ALSO HAVE SPOT AND FOG LIGHTS COMPLETE GOING BACK TO 1917.
contact me at oldslites4u@comcast.net/ or 678 687 6866jim

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Message: >>Original Message on Feb 18, 2008 - 1:58 AM:
>>======================
>>"we have quit a selection of all bulbs from 1909 till 1977 we have an old store ( flash light desplay with over a hunderd ) bulbs from a AAA to 6 d cells both screw in and two pin style .
we also have a 7300 bulb selection of aotomotive head, tail spot,fog, and dash lights ( bulbs )
we ALSO HAVE SPOT AND FOG LIGHTS COMPLETE GOING BACK TO 1917.
contact me at oldslites4u@comcast.net/ or 678 687 6866jim"

Jun 15, 2008 - 2:15 PM
  James W Woodard
we have quit a selection of all bulbs from 1909 till 1977 we have an old store ( flash light desplay with over a hunderd ) bulbs from a AAA to 6 d cells both screw in and two pin style .
we also have a 7300 bulb selection of aotomotive head, tail spot,fog, and dash lights ( bulbs )
we ALSO HAVE SPOT AND FOG LIGHTS COMPLETE GOING BACK TO 1917.
contact me at oldslites4u@comcast.net/ or 678 687 6866jim
Feb 18, 2008 - 1:58 AM
  Scott
Does anyone know where you can get the 35C (2.4V) bulbs for these lanterns? I found two EN6 batteries, now I need the bulb to go with them.
Apr 27, 2007 - 12:49 PM
  Brian McCue
I have this exact same lantern. It does use two 1.5 volt cylinder type "EN6" batteries. These batteries can be found at Energizer. They are very expensive (about $20 EACH), but these puppies are about 52AH each (about 2 times regular alkaline "D" cell). Therefore, the light should run for literally days off of them. I'm using 4 "D" alkaline batteries in mine in 2 holders. I've retained all the original wiring and I've wired the holders together in parallel. It's a heck of a lot cheaper and still doesn't alter the original insides.
Oct 7, 2006 - 1:51 PM
  Ron
I AM LOOKING FOR A SET OF THESE LIGHTS AND HOLDERS.
Sep 9, 2006 - 8:56 AM
  Robert Agin
TO ANSWER MAUREENS QUESTION YOU CAN GO TO ACE HARDWARE AND THEY WILL SPECIAL ORDER THESE BATTERIES FOR YOU.
Jul 13, 2006 - 9:07 AM
  Steve
The batteries in this light were the round 1.5 volt batteries.Was there any special purpose for these lights.
If you have any answers for me you can contact me at smimpala@aol.com thanks in advance.
Mar 19, 2006 - 1:12 PM
  Maureen Simone
I am looking for the dry cell batteries and bulb for this lantern. I have this particular one and would like to get it working again, please advise. thank you
Feb 11, 2006 - 11:52 AM


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