Collapsible lantern with automatic shut-off feature

  • US 6,030,094 A
  • Filed: 05/01/1998
  • Issued: 02/29/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/01/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A collapsible lantern comprising:

  • a base adapted to house a power source;

    a telescoping portion movable, relative to said base, between an extended position and a collapsed position, said telescoping portion including a light source; and

    a switch electrically connected between the power source and said light source;

    wherein said switch interrupts the electrical connection between the power source and said light source when said telescoping portion is in the collapsed position.

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