As I research various unique places to see I sometimes come up with one that doesn’t really appear to exist. One such place is the ‘Flashlight Museum’ in Grove City, a Columbus suburb. There is a website for it (http://www.flashlightmuseum.com/), as well as a contact page, but no actual address, so I entered some information in a contact page of the website and a couple of weeks later received an email.
After a phone call I realized the museum itself is actual one person’s (Steve Giterman) personal collection. Steve was more than happy to have us stop by for a visit to see his collection.
In his home he had ‘thousands’ of flashlights, virtually all in working condition.
In addition he had a great collection of peripherals and advertising.
Who knew that flashlights came in so many different looks.
They were loosely grouped together by age and style.
All were in excellent condition, including the advertising.
Steve had many unique flashlight accessories, including these stamps.
Of particular interest are the ‘novelty’ flashlights.
The older, standard flashlights have a great streamlined look to them.
More novelty flashlights.
In addition Steve does flashlight repairs. If you have a classic old flashlight that doesn’t work, contact Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org, he will be more than happy to help you, and welcome you to see his fantastic collection.