The sale of items from the legendary late collector set new participation records for a Sotheby’s UK auction.
Flashlight Museum is a website for fans and collectors or vintage flashlights to browse through some of the most notable vintage flashlights ever made.
According to the website, it showcases a total of 450 individual brands and 3,700-plus unique flashlights online.
This is stated as follows:
Brands and styles
Brands listed on Flashlight Museum include:
Aside from showcasing thousands of flashlights, the site also lists:
Flashlight components are listed for sale on the website. Examples include a 2.24 volt Flat Top Clear Miniature Screw (E10) Base Incandescent Flashlight Bulb, 3.5 -5.5" White Flashlight Stand and 1.845 watt .3 AMP 6.15 volt G4.5 Miniature Screw (E10) Base #31 Miniature Incandescent Eiko Light Bulb.
David McLellan’s flashlight collection
David McLellan, the website’s founder, is described as a “Flashlight Guru” whose expertise is founded in collecting
In the mid 1990s Dave started collecting one of each of the current Eveready flashlights. The collecting bug bit and he has been collecting ever since.
With Ebay, the horizons expanded considerably. Dave's favorite venues are still the antique outlets, estate sales and flea markets.
Attending the annual Flashlight Collectors Conventions has become a favorite venue for Dave to establish friendships with other collectors across the country, according to the Flashlight Museum website.
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