North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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Expo Watch Camera

Item is a small novelty film camera that is disguised as a railroad pocket watch, first produced into early 1900's and sold until 1939. The exposure is made through the winding stem and the winding knob serves as a lens cap, and required special film cartridges. The camera is relatively common, as it was marketed for so long and several variations exist in the "Expo" trademark style, the winding knob, and the viewfinder shape. Black, red, blue enameled versions produced about 1935 are rarer.

Micro 16

Item is an early model of the subminiature Micro 16 camera. It uses 16 mm film in special cassettes and a cartridge to cartridge fed. The camera uses a Achromatic doublet f8 lens and a single-speed shutter. The early model was produced from late 1946 to mid-1947 and uses an aperture selector level with a raised metal arrow with a checked background. The aperture selector switches between "Bright", "Dull", and "Color".

Univex Model AF-4

Item is a subminiature vext-pocket folding camera for No. 00 rollfilm with an oxidized silver front plate and a Duo Achromatic lens. It originally sold for $1.95 which was less than it's predecessor's, the Univex Model AF-3, price of $2.50.

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.

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.

Love Camera

Item is a black, disposable point-and-shoot camera intended for amateur photographers. It also comes with instructions on how to get your particular brand of film developed and an envelope to mail it in. The Love camera was first developed in 1973 by a Canadian company that originally called it the "Lure", selling it under the name "Love" in the United States. The camera was sold to the Brazilian manufacturer Sonora Industrial in 1981. While the company made a few improvements, the basic design remained simple.

Cine-Kodak Eight Model 25

Item is black leather covered metal body video camera with a Newton finder in the handle. The object uses a spring motor at 16 fps and has a Kodak Anastigmat 13mm lens with a fixed focus f2.7.

Univex Model A8

Item is a die-cast metal cine camera with a black finish. It has an interchangeable f5.6 Ilex Univar lens and a collapsible viewfinder. The camcorder uses Univex 30' patented spools of Single-8 film.

Ciné Kodak Model BB

Item is a blue leather covered metal body motion picture camera for 16 mm film using 50' spools. It features a Newton finder and an interchangeable f1.9/25 mm Kodak Anastigmat lens. The camera uses a spring motor to capture 8,16 frames per second.

Argus C3

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

Bosley B2

Item is a compact 35mm camera with coupled rangefinder and an Anastigmat F3.2/44 mm lens in a helical mount. It has a double exposure prevention mechanism.

Bolsey

Canon Canonet 28

Item is the rangefinder model of the Canonet 28. It has a CDS (cadmium sulphide) cell above the lens which is a Canon F2.8 40 mm. It has a Canonlite D flash attached to the hot shoe mount.

Kodak Pony II

Item consists of a Kodak Pony II camera. It uses 35mm film, has a single speed shutter, and features a Kodak Anastar Lens 44m f/3.9. Rather than traditional f/stops, the lens is marked with exposure values.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Motormatic 35

Item consists of a Kodak Motormatic 35. It was the first of Kodak's automatic exposure cameras, and the last of their American-made 35mm cameras. It has a 44mm f/2.8 Kodak Ektanar Lens, a Kodak Automatic Flash shutter, and is a fixed-lens viewfinder camera that focused by scale or estimate. The Motormatic was part of the same series as the Kodak Automatic, but the Motormatics had a 4 speed user selectable shutter and a spring driven power film advance, as opposed to the Automatics, which had a 2 speed shutter and manual lever film advance. The Motormatic 35 has a Bakelite body with metal plates and inserts.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak 35

Item consists of a Kodak 35 camera. It was the first 35mm film Kodak still camera produced in the United States. It has a Kodak Flash Diomatic Shutter with four speeds (1/25 to 1/150 sec, plus B and T), and a Kodak Anastigmat f:4.5, 51mm lens. It has a black body with rounded sides, a lens/shutter unit with two film advance wheels and a collapsible optical viewfinder. It was crafted out of Bakelite with metallic panels and inserts. It failed to do well in the marketplace due to high prices and strong competition, particularly from the Argus C series. It originally sold for $40 USD, the equivalent of approximately $600 today.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Retina IIIC

Item consists of a Kodak Retina IIIC. It is an early version of the last model of folding 35mm film cameras made by Kodak. It is a more rigid redesign of earlier models (the Ia and the IIa). It has a Retina-Xenon f:2.0/50mm Schneider-Kreuznach lens, and a Synchro Compur 1-1/500 MX shutter. It is in a hard brown leather case with green lining that also contains a manual for an All-Mite Flash Unit, a legend for all of the buttons and dials on the Retina IIIC, a lens, a viewfinder, and an undeveloped film canister.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Signet 35

Item consists of a Kodak Signet 35 camera. It has a 45mm f/3.5 Kodak Ektar Lens with rear helicoid focus. The body is sturdy cast aluminum alloy, and it features an automatic film stop counter. It has a Kodak Synchro 300 shutter with 5 speeds and uses 35mm film. It was the first of the Kodak Signet camera line.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Retina I type 119

Item consists of a Kodak Retina I. It is a 35mm camera that accepts a daylight-loading cartridge. It is a black model 119. Missing part of lens casing.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Pony IV

Item consists of a Kodak Pony IV. It is a 35mm film camera with a rigidly mounted 44mm f/3.5 Kodak Anastar Lens and a four-speed Kodak Flash 250 Shutter. It originally sold for $40 USD. It is the only Pony model to feature an accessory shoe.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak 35

Item consists of a Kodak 35 camera. It was the first 35mm film Kodak still camera produced in the United States. It was imported to Canada by the Canadian Kodak Co., Limited. It has a Kodak Kodex Shutter with three speeds (1/25 to 1.100 plus T and B), and a Kodak Anastigmat f:5.6, 50mm lens. It has a black body with rounded sides, a lens/shutter unit with two film advance wheels and a collapsible optical viewfinder. It was crafted out of Bakelite with metallic panels and inserts. It failed to do well in the marketplace due to high prices and strong competition, particularly from the Argus C series. It originally sold for $40 USD, the equivalent of approximately $600 today. This f/5.6 version of the Kodak 35 was replaced by one with flash synchronization after the war.

Eastman Kodak Company

Pony 135, model C

Item consists of a Kodak Pony 135 Camera, Model C. It has a Kodak Flash 300 Shutter 1/25-1/300, a 44mm f/3.5 Kodak Anaston Lens and uses 135 film format. It features a faster shutter and a shorter focal length to previous models. The body is made of brown Bakelite. Above the lens is an aperture scale for Kodachrome and Ektachrome films.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Kodak Motormatic 35F

Item consists of a Kodak Motormatic 35F. It was the first of Kodak's automatic exposure cameras, and the last of their American-made 35mm cameras. It has a 44mm f/2.8 Kodak Ektanar Lens, a Kodak Automatic Flash shutter, and is a fixed-lens viewfinder camera that focused by scale or estimate. The Motormatic was part of the same series as the Kodak Automatic, but the Motormatics had a 4 speed user selectable shutter and a spring driven power film advance, as opposed to the Automatics, which had a 2 speed shutter and manual lever film advance. The 35F model featured a built-in AG-1 Flash gun.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Motormatic 35R4

Item consists of a Kodak Motormatic 35R4. It was the first of Kodak's automatic exposure cameras, and the last of their American-made 35mm cameras. It has a 44mm f/2.8 Kodak Ektanar Lens, a Kodak Automatic Flash shutter, and is a fixed-lens viewfinder camera that focused by scale or estimate. The Motormatic was part of the same series as the Kodak Automatic, but the Motormatics had a 4 speed user selectable shutter and a spring driven power film advance, as opposed to the Automatics, which had a 2 speed shutter and manual lever film advance. The 35R4 model featured a built-in AG-1 Flashgun.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Motormatic 35

Item consists of a Kodak Motormatic 35. It was the first of Kodak's automatic exposure cameras, and the last of their American-made 35mm cameras. It has a 44mm f/2.8 Kodak Ektanar Lens, a Kodak Automatic Flash shutter, and is a fixed-lens viewfinder camera that focused by scale or estimate. The Motormatic was part of the same series as the Kodak Automatic, but the Motormatics had a 4 speed user selectable shutter and a spring driven power film advance, as opposed to the Automatics, which had a 2 speed shutter and manual lever film advance. The Motormatic 35 has a metal body with leatherette covering. Item includes a Kodalite Midget flasholder and leather case.

Eastman Kodak Company

Univex Mercury (Model CC)

Item is the first Mercury model camera created by the Universal Camera Corp. It takes 18 x 24 mm vertical exposures on Universal No. 200 film, a special 35 mm wide film. The camera has a Wollensak Tricor Anastigmat f3.5/35mm and a rotating focal-plane 1/20-1/1000 shutter.

Kodak Premo No. 9 combination case

Item consists of a black leather case with red velvet lining containing a Premo No. 9 Kodak folding camera, two wooden negative holders, and the camera manual. The camera used 5 x 5 or 5 x 7 plates or film packs.

Kodak "Petite" camera

Item is a compact folding camera with green and blue bellows. The Kodak Petite was a smaller, roll film camera specifically designed for and marketed to women. They came in several colours, and were also sold in gift sets that included a mirror and compact. Printed on the bottom of the two-part cardboard box is "Made in U.S.A. by Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, N.Y., Trade Marks Reg. U.S. Pat. Office, Green."

Panoram Kodak No.4

Item is a rollfilm panoramic cameras in which the lens pivots and projects the image to the curved focal plane. The camera uses No. 103 rollfilm to take 3.50 x 12 inch exposures. It has a rapid rectilinear lens and a 142 degree angle. This model is the original model for the Panoram Kodak series and has no door to cover the swinging lens.

Kodak Tele disc

Item is a simple to use camera for use with the proprietary "Disc" film format. Kodak introduced the 15 exposure cartridges in 1982, while they were popular when first introduced, the small negatives 911 x 8 mm) often resulted in poor quality prints and the format soon lost its popularity.

Kodak Disc camera (demonstration model)

Item consists of a demonstration verion of the Kodak Disc camera. Disc cameras were compact fixed-focus cameras with built-in flash that used 11x8mm film that came in the form of a flat disc. Camera body is made of clear plastic so the internal mechanics can be seen. Made in U.S.A.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Petite camera (blue)

Item is a promotional model of the Kodak Vest Pocket Model B, manufactured in 5 colours: blue, green, grey, lavender and pink. This version also includes an art deco pattern on the camera body, a particularly rare model. Marketed to young women, it was promoted as easy to use and small enough to fit in a lady's hand. Some models included a vanity carrying case, lined with sating and housign a lipstick, powder, rouge, clutch and mirror. Produced 4.5 x 6 cm exposures on 127 film.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Ansco Memo

Item is a leather covered wooden box camera. The Ansco Memo is a single frame, fixed focus which takes landscape oriented images. Film is advanced by pushing down on a lever in the back of the camera. While not the first American camera made for 35mm film, it is the first to sell in abundant quantities.

No. 3A Autographic Kodak camera, Model C

Item is a folding camera with black leatherette case and leather bellows. Features a cord with metal push button shutter-release. Fitted with a Kodak Antistigmat lens f7.7 (170mm), No. 11592. Took Autographic film No. A-122. Serial no. 652261.

Brownie Movie Camera Turret f/1.9

Item consists of a Kodak Movie Camera Turret f/1.9. It is a motion picture camera for double run 8mm film with 25 feet load, made in Canada. The three lenses are on a rotating turret offering 13mm, 24mm, and 9mm wide angle options.

The Nussbaum Tray

Item is a clear glass tray for developing photographic prints. A removable glass dowel holds the paper down so it remains inmmersed in the chemical solutions. Sold by the E. & H.T. Anthony company in New York.

Kodak Canada Inc.

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.

Cine-Kodak Model B

Item consists of a Cine-Kodak Model B. It is the follow-up model to the Cine-Kodak, the first 16mm camera. As opposed to the Cine-Kodak, the motor Cine-Kodak Model B is spring-driven rather than hand-cranked, which allowed for it to be used without a tripod. It has an f/3.5 20mm lens and a Newton finder. It has a portrait attachment for close ups from 2 to 5 feet.

Kodak XL 362 movie outfit

Item consists of a Kodak XL 362 movie outfit, including camera, 4 AA--size batteries, wrist strap, and eye cup. Originally also included a super 8 cartridge of Kodak type G Ektachrome 160 movie film.

Bell & Howell Two Fifty Two

Item consists of a Bell & Howell Two Fifty Two motion picture camera. It takes 8mm film, and has a Bell & Howell Super-Comat 10mm f/2.3 lens. There is a dial on the front of the camera to select aperture, light settings, and black & white or colour. It has a two-toned brown body and a winding knob on the side.

Kodak Stereo

Item is a stereo camera for creating two 24 x 24 mm exposures on standard 35mm cartridge film. The camera has a built in sprit level to ensure that ideal stereo effect is achieved. Kodak produced a corresponding Kodaslide Stereo Viewer and proprietary stereo slide holders for viewing images shot with the camera. Lenses are Kodak Anaston F3.5/35mm with a Kodak Flash 200 shutter.

Kodak Brownie Starflex

Item is a pseudo twin lens reflex camera with flashgun attachment. It has a black plastic body with metal faceplate and fittings and was made for use with 127 rollfilm. It has a Dakon lens with a simpler folding finder, as well as an additional sports finder built into the base. Includes a Kodalite Midget Flasholder.

Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model

Item is a small hand held box camera with Bakelite body, brilliant viewfinder and Kodalite Flash-holder attachment. For 6 x 6 cm exposures on 620 roll film. One of the best selling Brownie cameras ever made, it is a simple easy to use design created by Eastman Kodak employee Arthur H. Crapsey. The original sales price was $5.50 for the camera alone and $7.00 for the flash model.

Polaroid Land Camera Model 150 outfit case

Item is a Polaroid Land Camera Model 150 with hard leather case, Polaroid flash model 281, 3 developing vials, leather strap, manual, and 7 loose papers. It used 40 series Polaroid Picture Roll Land film.

Polaroid Corporation

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