Large Durabeam torch

Side view of a torch showing the closed bulb section. Side view of a torch showing the open bulb section. Side view of a torch showing the open bulb section. Side view of a torch showing the open bulb section. Rear view of a torch showing the yellow strip down the back. Underside view of a torch showing the the yellow central section. Side view of a torch showing the bulb cover. Side view of a torch showing the two sizes together.
Side view of a torch showing the closed bulb section. Side view of a torch showing the open bulb section. Side view of a torch showing the open bulb section. Side view of a torch showing the open bulb section. Rear view of a torch showing the yellow strip down the back. Underside view of a torch showing the the yellow central section. Side view of a torch showing the bulb cover. Side view of a torch showing the two sizes together.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 0_6474
Country
Date
1982

Description

This rectangular, black and yellow, Durabeam torch was designed by Nick Butler of BIB Design Consultants in the 1980s. It was designed for the Duracell battery company and won the Design Council Award in 1984. The torch, which has a hinged upper section revealing the bulb housing, came in two sizes this larger size and a smaller size of 90 x 40 x 20mm.
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Dimensions
Width
60mm
Height
139mm
Depth
30mm
Material Note
plastic
PP body
polypropylene
PS bulb cover
polystyrene
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