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Pile Wonder Torch

Accession Number

1067.2013.1

Object Name

Pile Wonder Torch

Created

17/04/2013

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

17/04/2013

Brief Description

Pile Wonder Torch in original box. Torch has metal clip on back.

Materials

metal,plastic

Dimensions

11(l) x 6.5(w) x 3(d) cms

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

On torch "WONDER TYPE SAVOI BteSGDG"
On box "SAVOI VERT BOITIER WONDER TYPE "SAVOI" BOITIER WONDER PILE WONDER EQUIPIER CE BOITIER AVEC UNE PILE TYPE "BATRI" ET UNE AMPOULE WONDER TYPE "SFERA"

Colour

green

Maker

Pile Wonder

Object Production Place

France

Provenance

French speakers will know that 'pile' means battery in French and Pile Wonder (battery wonder) is a French company that makes batteries and torches, many of which have found their way into British mountaineers' rucksacks over the years; particularly the head torch version which you'll find elsewhere in the collection.

Mick Tighe bought this mint condition torch in Bødo, North Norway, for £5.00 in 2013 and was very pleased at that. It probably dates from around 1980 and doesn't look like it's ever been used. He got the 'CAHIER' text book cover off the internet for £1.00. Great advertising idea.

Acquisition Method

Donated by Mick Tighe

Acquisition Date

17/04/2013

Condition Check Date

17/04/2013

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

17/04/2013

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