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no date - Ida Sherman who lights night target for Fred Marx, brightest portable battery light in the world

PORTABLE BATTERY LIGHT

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Electric Light

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What is believed to be the brightest portable battery light in the world, recently developed by Mr. Jackson Burgess of the Burgess Laboratories, is shown here by pretty Ida Sherman who lights night target for Fred Marx.

The new lantern is so powerful it is possible to read a newspaper by its light a half mile away. Many defense uses are foreseen for the light portable lantern, such as an emergency landing light for airplanes. 


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