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R.A.F. / F.A.A. 1941 Pattern Floating Torch


By G.E.C. Less commonly found variant of the floating “torch” for the 1941 patt. Mae West. This type doesn\'t have a separate wooden bulb holder, the lamp being an integral part of the battery container. This cylindrical metal container has its original drab blue-grey paint finish and the bulb and red cover are attached to the top. A red lens would suggest FAA use for this example. Complete with string lanyard to attach to the Mae West. Also has original paper label attached dated May 1943. The paint finish on the battery case is very good although there light paint chipping and surface corrosion and the label is part missing/torn/stained. Stock code MW16624.