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Icarette 500

Item is a folding camera for 6.5 x 11 cm exposures and features a f = 10. 5 Novar-Anastigmat lens.

No. 1A Pocket Kodak Junior

Item is a brown folding camera with black bellows; for 2.5" x 4.25" exposures on 116 film. The shutter was made by the Eastman Kodak Co. in the United States.

No. 1 Autographic Kodak Junior

Item is a folding camera using No. A120 Autographic film for 2.25" x 3.25" exposures. The camera has a Kodak ball bearing shutter, black bellows, and is covered in black leather.

No. 1 Folding Pocket Kodak

Item is a metal folding camera with black bellows for 2.25" x 3.25" exposures. Camera uses a Pocket Automatic shutter and has win sprung struts for the lensboard.

National Graflex Series II

Item is a black single lens reflex camera for 2.25" x 2.5" exposures on 120 rollfilm. Camera uses a B&L Tessar f3.5/75 mm lens and a focal-plane shutter. The series II has cable release, mirror set lever at operator's left of hood and a sliding ruby window cover.

Seagull 4B-1

Item consists of a 120 twin-lens reflex camera in its original purple packaging, including the original instruction booklet. The camera uses 120 roll film for 12 frames on 6 x 6 cm exposures or 16 frames on 4.5 x 6 cm exposures. The camera has two f1:3.5/75 mm lens and a 1-300 shutter.

Premoette Junior No. 1A

Item is a leather-covered aluminum-bodied folding-bed camera for filmpacks. The bed folds down but not to a full 90 degree angle. The bellows are black and there is no track on the bed but the front standard fits into two slots at the front, one for objects 6 to 20 feet away and the other for objects that are further than 20 feet away. The camera is still in the original packaging with the accompanying instruction manual. The camera uses a ball bearing lens.

Premoette Junior

Item is a black leather-covered aluminum-bodied folding-bed camera for filmpacks. The bed folds down but not to a full 90 degree angle. The camera has no tracks on the bed but the front standard pulls out and clips into two slots at the front. The front slot is for taking photographs of objects that are 6 to 20 feet away and the back slot is for objects more than 20 feet away. The item uses a ball bearing lens.

View-Master Personal Stereo Camera

Item is a black stereo camera for making your own View-Master slides. Film was wound twice through the camera with lenses raised/lowered for each pass. The camera make 69 stereo pairs of 12 x 13 mm exposures. It features a matched view-master anastigmat f3.5/25 mm coated lenses and has a 1/10-1/100 shutter.

Argus A2F

Item is a 35 mm cartridge camera with a bakelite body and an Argus Anastigmat f4.5/50 mm collapsible lens. This particular model comes with an extinction meter and features close focusing to 15".

Robot II

Item is a 35 mm camera with a chrome finish that uses N and T cartridges. This camera features a built-in flash synhronizer but no filter and also has an enlarged finder housing which includes a right-angle finder. It uses a Carl Zeiss Jena f2/40 mm Bioter lens.

Yashica Minister

Item is a 35 mm camera with a coupled rangefinder. It features a Yashinon f2.8/4.5 cm lens and a Selenium meter that controls a Copal-SLV shutter. The case can be attached to the camera using the attached screw in the bottom of the case.

Zorki - 4

Item is a 35 mm camera with Cyrillic letters that resemble "Zopkuu" in Roman characters. The camera is attached to the leather case by a screw in the bottom. Zorki cameras are copies of Leica and other well-known 35 mm brands and particular model of Zorki features a self timer, an Industar-50 f3.5/50 mm lens, and a focal-plane shutter 1-1000. The Zorki - 4 is the most common Zorki, with more than 1.7 million made.

No. 2 Cartridge Hawkeye Model C

Item is a leatherette covered box camera for exposures on 120 film. Originally designed and produced by the Boston Camera Company, Hawk-Eye camera production changed hands twice, once in 1890 when sold to the Blair Camera Company, then again in 1907, when Eastman Kodak purchased the company. Simple lens and rotary shutter.

Agfamatic II

Item is a 35 mm rangefinder camera manufactured in Munich, Germany. Exposure indicator in the viewfinder shows a green light for correct exposure and a red light for underexposed scenes.

Reversible Back Premo camera

Item is a folding field camera for exposures on 8x10 plates, manufactured by the Rochester Optical and Camera Company. Wood camera with red bellows and brass hardware. Created for advanced amateur and professional photographers, the back was reversible to allow the photographer to photograph in both landscape and portrait orientations and had adjustable tilt to account for distortion. Includes a Ross f8-64 lens.

Konica 1

Item is a 35mm camera stamped "Made in Occupied Japan", which began a long history of Konica cameras made for export. The shutter was mounted on the top of a fixed tube.

Konishiroku Photo Ind, Co., Ltd.

Kodak Tourist camera

Item is a typical mass-produced, self-erecting, folding roll film camera for amateur use. Made 8 5.7 x 8.25 exposures on 620 roll film, but could be converted for other formats with the Kodak Tourist Adapter Kit.

Wooden shutter

Item is a wooden time shutter that could be mounted on any plate camera. Is still functional. The spring wound mechanism oerates a sil curtain to open and close.

Kodak Pony 828

Item is a small, Bakelite camera for 8 exposures on 828 format roll film (developed by Kodak in 1935 and similar in size to 135 film, without sprocket holes). The camera features a simple viewfinder, 51mm f 4.5 lens and a 4 speed Flash 200 shutter.

Argus C3

Item is a 35mm camera. Very solid and durable design, similar to the box camera.

Olympus-Pen EE-2

Item is a 35mm camera with fully automatic regulation of shutter and aperture. Fixed focus F3.5/28mm lens and compact size makes this a nice pocket camera. Has gray textured out body casing.

Argus 264 Instant Load

Item is an instant load 126 cartridge film camera with an 44 mm Argus Cintar lens. The camera features fixes shutter speed, auto exposure using a selenium cell and has a flashcube socket, tripod socket, and automatic film speed sensing.

Jiffy Kodak V.P.

Item is a Vest Pocket strut camera for 4.5 x 6cm exposures on 127 roll film. Strut cameras differed from other folding cameras in that the lens remained exposed or uncovered when the camera was folded down. This model has a Bakelite body.

Mckoewn Pg 505

Mousetrap camera [replica]

Item is a small, wooden camera obscura with a single meniskus lens to demonstrate function of matt glass focusing screen and focal length. It is a replica built in the style of the small "mousetrap" cameras designed by William Henry Fox Talbot in the mid 1830's. They were simple wooden boxes with a single lens used to expose paper negatives, sensitized by silver nitrate (the calotype or Talbotype process). Exposures often took hours, and Talbot had several of the cameras made by a local joiner near his country home in Laycock, Wiltshire.

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

Action Tracker ADI

Item is a small, plastic novelty camera that shoots four consecutive photos on one frame of 35 mm film. The rotating shutter exposes them in sequence, at intervals of about 0.22 sec.The result is four images on a single negative that show the movement of a subject in phases. The process uses the same concepts as the stop-motion animation used by Eadweard Muybridge in his Animal Locomotion series of the late 1800's. The camera is a very simple design and has no focusing or aperture control and a simple sports style viewfinder. The shutters are fixed at 1/100 of a second.

Wooden camera obscura [replica]

Cameras of this kind were used during the 18th and 19th century by artists and travelling tourists to sketch landscapes and buildings. A piece of transparent paper was placed on the matte screen. One could now trace the outlines of the subject as a guide for later elaborate sketching or painting. It was the predecessor of photographic cameras which, after 1839, could record the image by the reaction of chemical substances to light. Later the simple meniscus lenses were replaced by more corrected lens elements.

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

Samoca-35 super

Item is a 35 mm camera with Ezumar f3.5/50mm lens. Shutter 25-100 or 1-200. Has ASA sync post on front and accessory shoe on top.

Sanei Sangyo

Kodak Retina I Type 148

Item is a 35mm camera with satin chrome finish and chrome plated control surfaces. This model has polished aluminum edges, which were changed to black lacquer in later production. The camera has smaller exposure counter that is located closer to viewfinder housing than earlier models, with separate threaded cable release socket. Double exposure prevention mechanism present. Body serial number for this model always ends with a capital K. Lens is an Anastigmat Ektar f3.5/5 cm Compur Rapid.

No. 2 Folding Autographic Brownie

Item is a self-erecting folding camera for 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2" x 3 1/4") exposures with 120 autographic roll film. The Autogrpahic feature allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper with a special stylus. A window opened in the back of the camera to expose the backing paper. Lens is a Bausch and Lomb with Kodak ball bearing shutter.

Bentzin Primar folding camera

Item is an compact double extension folding plate or sheet film camera for 9 x 12 cm (3.5" x 4.75"). Lens is a Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 1 :4,5 f : 13.5cm with a Compur shutter (1 to 1/200th). The camera has both a brilliant viewfinder and a sports-finder.

Contax 137 MA Quartz

Item is an automatic exposure single-lens reflex 35mm camera. Metering is center-weighted and aperture priority.

Rolleicord Model 1

Item is an inexpensive version of the classic Rolleiflex medium format, twin lens reflex camera with fewer features. Shot 6 x 6 cm exposures on 120 film; adapters could be obtained to shoot with 35mm and sheet film. The lens is a Zeiss Triotar f 3.8, 7.5cm with a 28.5 filter screw mount.

Zeiss Ikon Tenax I

Item is a simple camera for 50 exposures ( 24x24mm ) on regular 35mm film . It was built 1939 t0 1941, the low serial No indicates a small production of this camera , possibly because of the war.
The foldable lever transported the film and cocked the Compur shutter.
The lens is a non exchangeable Zeiss Novar Anastigmat 1:3.5 with a focal length of 35mm. The Viewfinder is a simple Newton finder , it is folded onto the body Focusing by front lens in a simple helical mounting.

Nikkor-S.C auto 1:1.4 f=50mm

Item is a lens, first introduced in 1962, which became the most popular lens manufactured by Nikon with 4 million being produced. The lens is composed of seven elements in five groups with a picture angle of 46 degrees at infinity. The distance scale is graduated in meters and feet up to 0.6 m and 2 feet. The aperture scale is 1.4 to 16 with a fully automatic aperture diaphragm. The item comes with a Toshiba 52mm sl-1a filter and front and rear caps.

Carl Zeiss S-Planar 1:2.8 60mm

Item is a lens composed of 6 elements in 4 groups with a picture angle of 39 degrees. The distance scale is graduated in meters and feet up to 0.6 m and 2 feet. The aperture scale is 2.8 to 22 with a fully automatic aperture diaphragm. The lens is manufactured by Kyocera Corporation under the Contax brand name.

Takumar-A zoom 1:3.5-4.5 28-80mm

Item is a lens in constructed of 8 elements in 8 groups, has an aperture range from f3.5 (4.5) to f22 (32) with a maximum focusing distance of .24 m. The filter diameter is 58mm. A Rolev M.G. 58mm Sky filter is included.

Micro-Nikkor 55mm 1:3.5

Item is a Micro-Nikkor 55mm lens is composed of 5 elements in 4 groups with a picture angle of 43 degrees. The distance Item is scale is graduated in meters and feet from 0.241m (9.5 in.) to infinity. Tthe aperture scale is f3.5 to f32. The lens is fitted with black rubber focusing ring front and the filter diameter is 52mm.

Ansco Shur-Flash

Item is an inexpensive box camera made of fiberboard and covered with imitation leather. The camera has a Gallileo-type viewfinder only (no brilliant viewfinder), flash contacts, and a single speed shutter that is fast enough to accommodate bulb flashes. It used 120 size roll film.

Kodak Vest Pocket Autographic

Item is a folding trellis strut camera from the Vest Pocket series for 4.5 x 6 cm (1.77" x 2.36") exposures on 127 roll film. Lens is a Kodak Anastigmat 84mm f4.7, with a ball-bearing shutter with B,T, 1/25, 1/50, etc.. A case in included.

Exakta Varex 500

Item is a postwar model camera, made in occupied East Germany. is possibly a variant of the VX 500 , but not exactly like it. The prism can be removed, shutter speeds are B, Flash, 1/30 to 1/500 sec, double flash sync contact at left side, lens is West German Schneider Zreuznach Xenon 50mm f1.9.

Fiarchild Aerial Camera

Item is a typical handheld camera using 5.7 inch roll film. The transport is by a built-in clockwork (one shot at a time) to be wound by a large lever at the left of the body to generate a flat film plane. Some suction is generated during exposure. Shutter is made by Ilex (Rochester NY) 1/125, 1/250, 1/500 sec.The lens is also by Ilex Optical Co - Paragon Anasigmat f6.3. Accessories include 1 38mm Yellow Filter and 2 Metal Slides.

Pho-Tak Reflex I

Item is a simple box camera designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera. The topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder, the lens is a "colour corrected" Bohmar Precision lens (74mm) allows no focusing.

Brownie Reflex Synchro Model

Item is a small Bakelite camera for 127 roll film. Designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera, the topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder and cannot be used for focusing, it is a simple box camera design.

Cameras

Sub-series illustrates the production history of the Kodak company's commercial camera production. The collection represents all major styles of medium and small format cameras produced by the company and consists of 171 plate and film cameras, including; box cameras, folding cameras, disposable cameras, range finder cameras, single-lens reflex cameras, twin-lens reflex cameras, ciné cameras, and digital cameras. The cameras are organized chronologically.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Pentax ME

Item is a Pentax chrome and black 35mm single lens reflex camera with strap and Asahi SMC Pentax-M 1:1.7 50mm lens. An aperture priority automatic camera, with an electronic focal plane shutter from 8s to 1/1000, synchronized at 1/100. The ME has a vertically moving metal shutter with no shutter dial. The camera contains an exposure meter (TTL open aperture center weighted type) that is activated by a slight pressure on the release button. The 0.97× viewfinder, covers 92% of the field and the fixed finder screen has a split image and a microprism ring in the center. The shutter speed chosen by the camera was displayed in the finder, the aperture was not.

The ME has interchangeable lenses with a K mount. This camera was donated with 2 additional lenses, a SMC Pentax-M 1:3.5 28mm Asahi and a 75-205mm 1:3.8 Vivitar zoom lens.

The ME was replaced in 1979 by the Pentax ME Super and the Pentax MV.

Asahi Optical Co., Ltd.

Kodak Camera Catalogue, 1939

Catalogue featuring Kodak cameras and accessories availalbe in 1938. Models include: Jiffy Kodak Vest Pocket, Jiffy Kodak, Kodak Junior, Jiffy Kodak Six-16 series II, Jiffy Kodak six-20 series II, Kodak Bantam, Kodak 3A Series II, Kodak Recomar 18, Kodak Recormar 33, Kodak Vollendas, Kodak Retina I, Kodak Retina II, Kodak Junior Six-16 series III, Kodak Junior Six-20 series III, Kodak Senior six-16, Kodak Senior six-20, Kodak Special six-16, Kodak Special six-20, Super Kodak six-20, Kodak Duo Six-20 Series II, Kodak Bantam Special, Six-16 Brownie Junior, Six-20, Bullet, Six-20 Bull's-Eye, Kodak 35.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Mercury Model II

Item is an aluminum body camera for 35mm film that takes 65 half sized photographs. A rotary metal focal plane shutter with speeds T, B, 1/20-1/1000 plus hot shoe synch.

Universal Camera Corporation

Yashica 635

Item is a double format twin-lens-reflex camera capable of exposing 120 and 35mm film. Camera was outfitted with a mask, pressure plate and take up spool adapter for format changes. Lens is a Yashikor 80mm F3.5 with shutter speeds 1 - 1/500 and Bulb.

Fuji DL-95 Super

Item is a Fuji DL-95 Super. DL for drop-in loading. 35mm film, autofocus, red-eye reduction, panorama mode options.

Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.

No. 2 Brownie, model F

Item consists of a No. 2 Brownie model F camera. It is a box roll film camera and one of the first to use "Kodak" 120 film. Manufactured by the Canadian Kodak Co. Ltd. between 1924 and 1935. Picture size 2 1/4 x 3 1/4. Has a meniscus lens and rotary shutter. Aluminum.

Kodak Brownie Reflex, Synchro Model

Item consists of a Brownie Reflex Synchro Model, made in Canada by the Canadian Kodak Co. Limited. It has a twin-lens reflex pattern and a large finder with a folding hood. It uses 127 film, a rotary shutter, and has a meniscus lens. It is in the original box with two manual booklets and has a fabric braid strap.

Kodak Duaflex II

Item consists of a Kodak Duaflex II camera. The camera is a 620 roll film pseudo twin-lens reflex made in Canada. The style of camera became popular during the 1950s and 1960s to imitate the look of professional TLR cameras, such as the Rolleiflex, but as oppsed to a reflex finder with a ground glass indicating the focus, the Kodak Duaflex II has an oversized brilliant finder with a fixed-focus 72mm f:8 Kodar lens.

Kodak Medalist I

Item consists of a Kodak Medalist I. It is a 620 film, with a bright finder than attempts to combine the magnified rangefinder and the minified viewfinder. The camera was built during the war and was nicknamed the American Leica, for the design criteria that good pictures could save the lives of soldiers, and the Medalist could take them. It is a medium format, roll film camera with a sharp, multicoated lens, and a rigid aluminum and steel body. The camera has a unique double helical lens tube in place of cloth bellows.

Kodak B-C Flasholder

Item consists of a Kodak B-C Flasholder. It features a 22.5-volt battery-condenser system for dependable flash synchronization and can be used with most flash-synchronized cameras, such as the Brownie Six-20 models.

Image Arts

Brownie No. 2C Model A

Item consists of a Kodak No. 2-C Brownie Model A box camera. The camera used 130 roll film for an image size of 5.715 x 10.795 cm. It has a standard Meniscus achromatic lens and a rotary shutter.

Haco-44

Item consists of a grey Haco-44 twin-lens reflex camera and case for 4 x 4cm exposures on 127 film. Manufactured by Tougodo, a Japanese camera maker that was active from 1930 to the mid 1960s, this model was also sold under the name Toyoca-44, Kino-44, Laqon-44 and Tower-44. The Haco model has a gray leatherette covering, Hacor 1:3.5 f3.5 6cm lens and viewing lens with bayonet mount and semi-automatic film advance with exposure counter.

Kodak Pony 828

Item consists of a Kodak Pony 828 camera. It is a small format camera with a simple viewfinder, Kodak Flash 200 1/8-1/200 shutter, 51 mm f/4.5 Kodak Anaston Lens, and knobs for film advance and rewind. It uses roll film, 35mm in width. In brown leather case with strap.

Canon BC-60N Battery Charger

Item consists of a Canon BC-60N battery charger. It has an input of AC 120V 60Hz 110mA, and an output of DC 12V 350mA. There are two lights on the top to indicate if the battery is charging or if the charge is complete.

Image Arts

Kodak Retina Ib

Item consists of a Kodak Retina Ib. It is a 35mm film folding viewfinder camera that used daylight loading cartridges. Like most other cameras in the Kodak Retina series, the Ib was made in Germany by Kodak AG. It was introduced at the 1954 Photokina and featured the fast Synchro-Compur shutter with a light-value setting mode. It has a Retina-Xenar f:2.8/50mm Schneider-Kreuznach lens and a metal body.

Kodak A.G.

Minolta A-2

Item consists of a Minolta A-2 35mm rangefinder camera. It is the advanced variant of the Minolta A, with a faster shutter and lens. It was manufactured in Japan by Chiyoda Kogaku. It has a Chiyoda Rokkor 1:2.8/45mm lens.

Chiyoda Kogaku Seiko K.K.

Kodak Fiftieth Anniversary Box Brownie

Item consists of a Kodak Fiftieth Anniversary Brownie box camera. It was a commemorative edition Brownie camera that was handed out to children at fairs in the United States during the 1930s. The body of the camera is card covered in brown leatherette, and features a silver seal for the fiftieth anniversary of the Eastman Kodak Company, from 1880 to 1930. It is a simple camera that used 120 medium format film.

Brownie Bullet Camera

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Bullet Camera. It is an eyelevel 127 roll film camera that was modeled as an upscale version of the Brownie Holiday. Other cameras with identical designs but different names include the Brownie Chiquita Camera and the Camera Brownie Chiquita. It is made of Bakelite, and has a Dakon lens and a rotary shutter. In original card box with manual.

Kodak Handy Reflectors

Item consists of One Pair Kodak Handy Reflectors ...And One Handy Measure for Picture Making at Night. Included in a yellow and green paper envelope with black text are 2 foldable reflecting cones, 2 metal rings, and ABC intruction cards.

Image Arts

Kodak No. 3A Folding Brownie Model A

Item consists of a Kodak No. 3A Folding Brownie Camera, Model A. It is a viewfinder folding camera with a black imitation leather covered wood body.It uses type 124 film rolls to make a picture size of 8.3 x 14 cm (the size of a postcard). This item is a Brownie Ball Bearing shutter model, which was only manufactured from April 1914-1915, all other No. 3A Folding Brownie Model A cameras were manufactured from 1909 to 1913 and have a F.P.K. Automatic shutter. It has a meniscus lens and an aperture scale from f8 to 64 with hints based on the weather of which to choose. The shutter has speeds B, T, 1/25, 1/50 and 1/100 sec. The bellows are adjusted to focus and have a pointer on a 6 to 100 feet scale. A reflecting viewfinder also folds out with the bellows and can be flipped between vertical and horizontal shots.

Leica IIIf

Item is a 35mm rangefinder single-lens reflex camera. This model was the first Leitz camera to be designed for interchangeable screw-mount lenses.

No. 3 Maxim

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera from the days of the first "Brownie" cameras. It uses No. 2A Brownie or No. 2 1/2 Ensign spool film for 6.5x11cm exposures on rollfilm. The camera has a single achromtic lens with a time and instantaneous shutter, two diaphragms, and two ground glass viewfinders.

Magazine Cyclone No. 5

Item is a black leather wooden box-style magazine camera for 4x5 inch plates. The camera has a meniscus lens, a time and instantaneous shutter, and two reflecting type viewfinders. This camera model was made by the Western Camera Manufacturing Company prior to 1899 when it became part of the Rochester Optical & Camera Company.

Dynamatic II

Item is a 35 mm single lens reflex camera. Features include automatic exposure using selenium light metering, with 3 sensors positioned around the lens, a Lanthar 2.8 50mm lens, and Prontor-Matic-Y shutter.

Voigtländer Vito CLR (35mm camera)

Item is a 35 mm rangefinder camera. Part of the Vito C series, this camera is a later model and includes a Color-Skopar 50mm f 2.8 lens and a Pronto-LK shutter with speeds of 1/15-1/500 (+ bulb setting). An external selenium cell exposure meter, which is set by adjusting the f-stop and shutter speed until two needles in a window on the top of the camera line up.

Nikon F (35mm camera)

Item is a single lens reflex (SLR) camera for use with 35mm roll film. Produced between 1959 and 1973, the popular Nikon F professional camera system allowed for the addition of a variety of lenses and accessories, such as viewfinders, flash attachments, exposure backs, and motor drives. This camera includes a Nikkor-S Auto 50mm f1.4 lens with lens cap and a Photonic FTN. This camera's serial number (6718490) indicates the camera was manufactured in 1965.

Rolleiflex [Automat]

Item consists of a twin-lens reflex camera. The camera includes a 75mm f3.5 Xenar lens and a Compur-Rapid shutter. The object also uses knurled wheels for setting lens stops and shutter speeds and contains bayonet mounts on both the taking and viewing lenses.

Primo-Jr.

Item consists of a twin-lens reflex camera for exposures using 4 x 4 cm TLR for 127 film. The camera includes a Topcor 1 : 2.8 =6cm lens and a Toko 1 : 2.8 f=6cm lens. Carl Zeiss Planar lens. Attached to the camera is a black Primo lens cap.

Rolleicord II Model 3

Item consists of a twin-lens reflex camera. The camera includes a f3.5/75 mm Carl Zeiss Jena Troitar lens and a Heidoscop Anastigmat lens. The shutter is a Frankes & Heidecke Compur shutter. Item comes with a black metal lens cap.

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