Item F 28.10 - Gevabox camera

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Gevabox camera

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F 28.10

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  • 1951 (Creation)
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    Herman Wolf GmbH

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1 camera

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1 gevabox camera. Produced: 1951 by Herman Wolf GmbH, Wuppertal, Germany.
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Jim Peters

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· Film: type B2/120 rollfilm
· Negative Size: 6X9cm
· Lens: Focusing meniscus
· Aperture: f8, f11, f16
· Focal Range: 5 feet to infinity
· Shutter: Simple spring shutter - 1/30 sec (M), plus Time (B)
· Viewfinder: Portrait & Landscape finders with mirrors and
glass screens

For a box camera, the Gevabox comes loaded with features. It was built at the same time as the Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, but unlike the Hawkeye, it isn't just a point 'n shoot. For one, it has a focusing lense. And three choices for aperture. It makes large 6X9cm negatives on 120 film from a side-loaded cartridge. It is strongly constructed in black and chrome metal. You can mount it on a tripod and use a shutter release cable for sharp exposures. It also has provisions for a flash on top. (http://www.kensmithart.com/gevabox.htm)

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