Automatic Handbag Illuminator

Cut down on The Great Purse Search with this handy bag light.

$29.95

Christian Schech and Bastian Wetzel created by

Christian Schech and Bastian Wetzel

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Now You See It

You bought a small, sensible purse, yet somehow retrieving a tube of lip gloss from its roomy interior has become tantamount to spelunking for a single penny. Cut down on "I could have sworn I had it...right here..." time and make your purse an illuminated vision of order with this automatic handbag light. A simple orb that fits right in your purse or tote, this sleek design lights up at the touch or approach of a hand, letting frantic rummaging lead to revolutionary illumination. The light switches off after a few moments so as not to drain the battery--just enough time to grab that mint, wallet, phone, or keys. Stop Searching. Start finding. Made in Germany.

Batteries will last approximately 6000 cycles (turning on and then turning off) 2x AAA included and installed

Special proximity sensors can tell when your hand is close and will light up in response for approximately 8 seconds
Automatically switches off, saving battery life
Put an end to endless digging through your purse
Small, light, and perfect for travel

Christian Schech and Bastian Wetzel

created by

Christian Schech and Bastian Wetzel

location

Germany

A power failure at a folk festival inspired designers Christian Schech and Bastian Wetzel to see the light. Watching women at the festival rummaging through their purses in the dark, the technically trained duo sought an engineered solution. Previous pocket flashlights were awkward and inconvenient to handle, so the designers' decided to develop a lightweight, conveniently sized handbag light that's portable and easy to use. The team was joined by designer Benedikt Lehnert, whose involvement shaped the design process that produced this illuminating design.

Made from
circuit board, LED light, polycarbonate plastic
Measurements
2.76" L x 2.76" W x 0.79" H
Ingredients
Item ID
40170

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


also by Christian Schech and Bastian Wetzel

 

Purse light

5

This is a great gift we all can use!!!! Great find!

Houston, Tx

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Recipients loved this

5

I got this as a Mother's Day gift for both my Mom and Mother In Law. Both actually called saying how much they liked it and how helpful it was. Haven't heard about battery life (my only concern) but so far works great and lasting well.

Deerfield Beach FL

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Love this and it impresses my friends

5

Love it and helps avoid purse panic

Boise

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Light was needed

4

Nice size

Charleston, SC

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It's a gift, now I want one for myself

5

Haven't given it yet.

Minneapolis

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Greatest gadet ever

5

practical and so usefull

Pittsburgh, PA

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Buy this for the purse-toting person in your life!!!

5

This is the best thing that has ever happened to me. Somehow it knows to light up when I start digging in my purse and then I'm able to find what I'm looking for so much easier and faster. I love it!!!!

Delaplane, VA

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At last I can find my keys, my lipstick, everything!

5

bought one for myself and one for my sister

south bend, IN

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Clever & Tactile

4

This is a clever little gadget, though very expense for what it is.. It is small enough to throw into my purse and is pleasantly tactile. I cannot always get it to turn on, and it frequently doesn't stay on long enough for me to find what I am looking for, but the idea is a great one. I am hoping to see an upgraded model come out soon.

Seattle WA

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Wonderful!

5

I wanted to get my grandmother a clever gift, but something she could use everyday, and this was it! I had this sent to her, and she absolutely loves it :) Aside from how clever the actual item is, it works extremely well, and is a size that is just right for her purse or handbag. She loves that it turns on and shuts off automatically, and said it has proved to be extremely helpful when looking through her purse, she has no trouble finding what she needs now! LOVE this product and would definitely recommend!

Kittery, ME

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Automatic Handbag Illuminator

4.5 151

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