Item 2005.006.19.39 - Kodak Instamatic M2

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Kodak Instamatic M2

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  • [between 1965 and 1967] (Manufacturing)
    Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

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1 piece of photographic equipment : motion-picture camera ; approx. 5.5 x 8.0 x 16.0 cm

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Item consists of a Kodak Instamatic M2 super 8 film motion picture camera. It was one of the first Instamatic movie cameras and was released the same year that Kodak launched the super 8 format and cartridge-loading Kodachrome II Film. The Instamatic M2 had a fixed movie speed of 18 exposures per second, featured a Kodak Ektanar lens with f-stops 2.2 to 23 and was made of grey and black plastic and metal parts. On the battery slot cover, Kodak added five illustrations of how to choose the correct aperture based on the weather for Kodachrome II film.

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Tape label #12 on side of camera.

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Item is from the PPCM donation, accession number 2013.002. Moved to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.

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