Item is a 2 1/4 x 3 1/4" compact folding plate camera. It was produced in Kodak's Stuttgart plant, along with the larger Recomar 33 during the 1930s. Designed to be used with plates or sheet film, it is an angular camera featuring black leather and metal casing, black leather bellows and metal clasps and slides. Equipped with Schneider lens.
Item is a simple box camera with a leatherette covering, marked as J-B Ensign on the front. The camera uses 2 1/4B (E20) rollfilm for 6x9cm exposures. It has a meniscus lens, a two-speed shutter, and two reflecting type viewfinders.
Item consists of a box camera, for 5 x 7.5 cm exposures on 127 film. Model has two finder lenses placed horizontally across the top front side of the camera. The camera also has an extended hexagonal front plate around the lens with stops and closeup settings around it. There is a black enamel trim around the front end of the camera and a diamond shaped winding knob at the top right side.
Item consists of a sheet film wooden and cardboard box camera with black leatherette covering, for 3.25" x 2.25" negatives. The camera has a rear opening door for loading and a folding wire frame finder and uses an achromatic meniscus lens with an everset shutter and a periscopic lens in the everset shutter. The camera has dual reflex finders.
Item is a subminiature camera for 12 x 17 mm exposures on unperforated or single perforated 16 mm film in Super 16 cartridges. The camera has a coupled accessory lightmeter and a detachable metal chain. The item has a programmed shutter B, f2.8/30 to f22/150, and uses a Schneider Xenar f2.8/25 mm lens. This camera has the inscription " Wirgin Wiesbaden-West-Germany". All Edixa 16 cameras with this inscription were made by Frank Werk.
Item is a subminiature camera for 14 x 21 mm exposures on 35 mm film in special cartridges. The camera is a side-by-side twin-lens reflex camera with one lens reflecting upward to the ground glass for viewing and the other lens, a Tessinon f2.8/25 mm, reflects the image down to the film which travels across the bottom of the camera. The shutter speed is 2-500 and the camera has a spring-motor advance for 5-8 frames per winding.
Item is an inexpensive plastic "3-D" stereo camera made by the Coronet Camera Company. The camera has a binocular viewfinder for 4 stereo pairs or 8 single exposures and uses 127 film for 4.5 x 5 cm exposures, featuring a single speed shutter, 1/50, and a twin f11 meniscus fixed-focus lenses.
Item is a 35 mm. film camera designed by Karl Nüchterlein and produced by the Ihagee Kamerawerk company in Dresden, Germany. The Exakta has interchangeable lenses, 1/30 - 1/60 Horz. Shutter and an Accura Diamatic 1:2.8 28mm lens attached.
Item is the body of the Exacka model RTL 1000, missing the outer body and the lens. Used as a demonstration object to demonstrate inner working of a single lens reflex camera. The camera includes an Exakta bayonet mount, waist level viewfinder and leaf shutter.
Item is a 35mm camera with rapid-wind key on base. It has a coupled selenium light meter. Lens is a Baldanar F2.8 45mm with a Prontomat shutter. Automatic exposure is regulated with shutter speeds from 1/30th - 1/300th of a second.
Item is a 35 mm camera, similar in design to the Kodak Retinette model. Lens is a Baldanar 50 mm f3.5 with a Pronto shutter. The camera has an uncoupled rangefinder called Mess-Baldinette, with a coupled rangefinder called Super-Baldinette. It also has a built in self-timer.
Item is a 35mm, single lens reflex camera manufactured by the Zeiss Ikon Company. This model, introduced in 1954, has a Tessar 45mm f2.8 lens and synchro-compur leaf shutter. The camera has a built-in, uncoupled selenium exposure meter and a telephoto lens attachment that slides over the original lens (Teleskop 1.7 x NR 2507248).
Item is a Agfa Optima 500 35mm camera. The camera introduced a new body for the Optima, similar to the Agfa Silette Record of 1963, containing a selenium meter, rapid-wind level on bottom, a shutter release on lens barrel, and a red-green signal in bright-frame finder. This item features a Color-Apotar f2.8/45 mm lens, an automatic programmed Compur shutter f2.8/30 to f22/500, and a square shutter release.
Item is a 35mm camera with a black lacquer finish and nickel plated control surfaces.The camera features a Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar f3.5/50 mm lens and a Kodak Compur shutter. This model type of Retina camera moved the film advance release lever to the rear of the top housing next to the viewfinder.
Item is a folding 35mm rangefinder camera with built-in dual range and uncoupled exposure meter. Manufactured in the Zeiss Ikon AG factory in Stuttgart, Germany from 1953-1955, this model has a Synchro Compur lens. The model name, "Contessa" is inscribed in gold on the leather door covering, and round rangefinder window directly above lens. The camera has double exposure protection and the shutter will not fire unless camera has film and is advanced.
Item is a 35mm camera with satin chrome finish on top and trim. Winding and speed setting on top right, shutter speeds to 1/1250, and rangefinder and viewfinder windows combined. Lens is a Sonnar 50mm, 1:2.
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.
Item is a 35mm Leica camera. This pre-war model, produced from 1925 to 1930 was the first commercially produced Leica and the first mass produced 35mm camera of high quality. The non-interchangeable Leitz Elmar lens is f. 3.5 50mm with a focal plan shutter. The Leica company (a combination of the last name Leitz and the word Camera), had an unexpected role in WWII Germany; Ernst Leitz II, director of the Leica company from 1920 to 1956, began hiring young Jewish workers in his Wetzlar lens factory shortly after Adolf Hitler took control of Germany. The interns, an estimated 50 overall, were trained and sent to work in the company's New York offices, saving them from the Nazi regime's Anti-Jewish Legislation.
Item consists of a Kodak Retina Ia. It is a folding camera that uses 35mm film and was manufactured by Kodak AG in Germany from 1951-1954. It is a revision of the Kodak Retina I, featuring a rapid winding lever and a film glide roller on the back door. It has an optical viewfinder, no rangefinder, a synchro-compur M-X flash synch, and a Schneider-Kreuznach Retina-Xenar f:3.5/50mm lens. It was later superseded by the Kodak Retina Ib in 1954.
Item consists of a Kodak Retina IIa, type 016. It is a later model, with a Kodak Synchro-Compur shutter and a Retina-Xenon f:2/50mm Schneider-Kreuznach lens. It also features a range finder. As opposed to the film advanced knob on top of the camera and depth-of-field scale wheel found on the bottom of the Retina IIa type 150, this camera, type 016, has a film advance lever and no depth-of-field scale.
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.
Item consists of a Voigtländer Vito BL 35mm viewfinder camera. It has a Voigtländer Color-Skopar 1:3.5/50mm lens and a Prontor-SVS leaf shutter. It is similar to the Vito B, but features a built-in exposure meter.
Item consists of an early model of the Agfa Karat 36 35mm camera, also known as the Karomat 36. It has a Compur-Rapid 1-500 shutter, a Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon 1:2/50mm lens, and an optical viewfinder with superimposed rangefinder. It was the first of the Agfa series of Karat cameras to move from Rapid cassettes to 35mm cartridge film. It strongly resembles the Karat 12, but features an accessory shoe, a rotating time exposure lock, and a film rewind knob instead of a depth of field dial.
Item consists of a Kodak Retina I, model 126. This camera is a 35mm, folding camera, and was one of the first models, along with similar model 119, of the Retina I to be introduced my Kodak AG, the German branch of the Eastman Kodak Company. The 126 model differs from the 119 only by it's chrome trim. The Retinas were the first cameras introduced by Kodak to use 35mm format film. The item has a Kodak Anastigmat 1:3.5 f=5cms lens and a Kodak Compur-Rapid leaf shutter with speeds 1-1/500 + T and B.
Item consists of a Bauer C2-A Super motion picture camera. It used super 8mm film, which was one of the most popular home movie format for around 20 years. It has a Bauer Vario 1:1.8/7.5-60mm zoom lens, a built-in type-A filter, and a pistol grip. It runs at 12, 18 or 24 fps. It has a through-the-lens focusing system.
This is a battery driven Super 8 instant movie camera. It took special super 8 film in a Polaroid cartidge that held about 42 minutes. The lens in a Polaroid F1.8/12.5 - 24mm manual zoom lens. It has two flood lights attached - Polavision TWI light.