Polaroid electronic flash for the Polaroid Land Camera Onestep/1000 model, known as the Q-Light. Manufactured by Polaroid, Japan, circa 1977. UL (listed).

Physical Description

Irregular shaped camera flash made from black plastic with grey coloured front plate. The light itself sits on the front, top of the object and has a clear plastic insert. The light switches on/off via a button on the rear of the object. Distinctive rainbow stripe on front plate.

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  • Acquisition Information


  • Place & Date Manufactured

    Japan, circa 1977

  • Inscriptions

    Printed on front of the unit: 'Q-Light'. Printed on top of the unit: 'JCII 86/ PASSED'. Printed on rear of the unit: 'SWITCH UNIT OFF WHEN NOT IN USE/ USE ONLY ALKALINE BATTERIES - EVEREADY E91 OR EQUIVALENT/ POLAROID/2351/ MADE IN JAPAN'.

  • Classification

    Photography, Image making equipment, Lighting

  • Category

    History & Technology

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  • Type of item


  • Overall Dimensions

    10.1 mm (Length), 110 mm (Width), 100 mm (Depth), 150 mm (Height)