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The flashlight of the invention includes an improved mechanism for selectively varying the light beam intensity and area. The mechanism includes a cam member, and abutting head and outer switch housing shoulders, which enable movement of the bulb forwardly and rearwardly relative to the light reflector by rotation of the head of the flashlight, so as to selectively vary the intensity and area of the light beam, while preventing axial movement of the head and light reflector. The flashlight includes structural means for recharging its battery; and a battery charger/flashlight holder is designed to retain the flashlight and charge the batteries when the flashlight is stored therein. A shield in the lens prevents damage from heat emitted by a high intensity halogen bulb.

Title
Variable light beam flashlight and recharging unit
Application Number
6/275877
Publication Number
4388673
Application Date
June 22, 1981
Publication Date
June 14, 1983
Inventor
Anthony Maglica
Ontario
CA, US
Agent
Paul L Gardner
Assignee
Mag Instrument
CA, US
IPC
F21L 7/00
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