Help me ID an old light (by description)

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Help me ID an old light (by description)

I’d like to find a light like one I had back in the eighties.

In about 1983, I got a backpacking flashlight that was just a little bit bigger than a CR123 cell. The back part was translucent colored plastic, and the front was clear, with an O-ring between the two parts.

There was a reflector and halogen lamp, and you turned the light on by screwing the front on all the way and off by unscrewing it. I think there was a lanyard ring on the back.

Very minimal, but also very small and lightweight.

Anyone have any idea what this was or where I might find one?

Thanks in advance.

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I hope someone here can help you identify your light.

In the meantime, you might look around on FlashlightMuseum.com for it.

You can search by brand or type on this page.

By default, search results are sorted by oldest flashlights first.

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goshdogit wrote:
I hope someone here can help you identify your light.

In the meantime, you might look around on FlashlightMuseum.com for it.

You can search by brand or type on this page.

By default, search results are sorted by oldest flashlights first.

Thanks—I hadn’t come across that site. Too bad there are no search options like year or battery type. I’ll have to poke through.

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moderator007 wrote:
About All I found was this. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rare-Vintage-Early-Winters-Eternacell-Flashlight?

That’s similar, although of course with a “C”-sized cell, that one would have been a little bigger.

Thanks for the link!