North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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133 Results for North and Central America

Argoflex E

Item consists of an Argus Argoflex E twin-lens reflex camera made in the U.S.A. It was the first 620 film TLR camera produced by Argus. The camera features gear-coupled lenses allowing the user to focus using the viewfinder, an f4.5/75mm Argus Var...

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 ...

Argoflex EF

Item is a metal twin lens reflex camera for 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" exposures on 620 format roll film. Coupled front lens focusing.

Auto Graflex

Item consists of a single lens reflex Auto Graflex camera for 3.25 x 4.25" plates or film sheets. It has a disappearing Bausch & Lomb 166mm f/4.5 lens, a collapsible viewing hood and a cloth curtain New Simplified Focal Plane Shutter with...

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...

Falcon Miniature

Item consists of a Falcon Miniature made in New York by Utility Manufacturing Company. It is a 127 film camera with a half frame viewfinder and a black Bakelite body. It has a Wollensak Minivar 50mm lens with fixed aperture and fixed focus, a one ...

Kodak Disc 3100

Item is a small, flat, hand-held camera with black plastic body and brushed metal, gold-coloured front plate. Intended by Kodak to replace their instamatic line of cameras, the Kodak Disc cameras were designed to be simple to use, with all automat...

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 i...

No. 3B Quick Focus Kodak

Item is a box camera for 3.25 x 5.50 inch exposures on 125 mm film. It has a meniscus achromatic lens, a rotary shutter with three stops, two tripod sockets, and two brilliant finders. There is a focus lever on the side of the camera to set proper...

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 Com...

Dollar Box Camera

Item is a small strapless box camera with a single viewfinder that uses 127 film for 4x6.5cm exposures. Some versions are identified "Ansco Dollar Camera" on the front but this specific one only has "Ansco" on the front. This m...

Ray C

Item is a box-type camera for 4x5 inch plates in double plateholders. The wood boy is covered with genuine black leather. It has two viewfinders, a rotating diaphragm with three apertures, a single meniscus lens, and two tripod sockets.

Adlake Regular

Item is a manual plate changing box-style camera. It holds 12 steel plateholders inside the top door compartment behind the plane of focus. Holders have to be manually inserted into a slot. The camera has an achromatic lens with three diaphragm st...

No. 2 Flexo Kodak

Item is a box camera that uses No. 101 rollfilm for twelve 3.5 x 3.5 inch exposures. This camera has the unique feature where the sides and back come off completely for loading. It has an achromatic lens and rotary shutter. It was marketed as the ...

No. 2A Cartridge Hawk-Eye Model B

Item is a box camera with a metal body and leatherette covering. It uses 116 film for 2.5 x 4.25 inch exposures. The camera has a meniscus lens, a single-speed rotary shutter, and two viewfinders.

Premo Box Camera

Item consists of a Premo 4x5 inch plate camera with 1 plate holder within. This camera opens a the top for reloading. It has a [stiff] safety shutter, a two speed shutter, two viewfinders, an adjustable diaphragm, and two tripod sockets. The plate...

No. 2C Brownie

Item consists of a box camera that uses 130 film for 2 7/8 x 4 7/8 inch exposures. The camera has a meniscus achromatic lens and rotary shutter. The camera has a leatherette covering in a grained pattern, a metal film carrier, two reflecting viewf...

Six-16 Brownie Junior

Item consists of a Six-16 Brownie Junior box camera that uses 616 film for 2.5 x 4.25 inch exposures. It has a meniscus lens, rotary shutter, and two brilliant viewfinders. It has a leatherette covering and an Art Deco design on the faceplate.

Unknown box camera

Item consists of a sheet film wooden box camera with brown leather covering, for 4.5" x 3.5" exposures on sheet film. Manufacturer unknown. Includes 2 wooden film holders.

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 ...

Brownie Super 27

Item consists of a Kodak Brownie Super 27 viewfinder camera. The camera uses 127 roll film, has a Kodar f/8 lens with two stops, sunny, f/13.5 and cl'dy br't/flash f/8. A knob on the front of the lens allows for a choice of focus zones, ...

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 leather...

Brownie Target Six-16

Item consists of a Brownie Target Six-16 box roll film camera that used film sized 616 to make pictures sized 6.35 x 10.8 cm. It was made in Canada, and has a simple meniscus lens and a rotary shutter. The body is a metal box covered in black leat...

Six-16 Brownie

Item consists of a Six-16 Brownie box roll film camera that used size 616 film to make pictures sized 6.35 x 10.8 cm. It has a Diway lens with a close-up lens and a rotary shutter. The body is metal covered in leatherette, with a unique geometric ...

Six-20 Brownie Junior

Item consists of Six-20 Brownie Junior box 620 roll film camera. This Brownie camera improves on the Kodak series manufacturing, with a metal body and an Art-Deco front face. It has a rotary shutter and a meniscus lens and two reflecting finders.

Brownie No. 2 Model F

Item is Brownie No. 2 Model F box camera that used 120 film to make pictures 5.7 x 8.25 cm in size. It has a leatherette covered aluminum body and a simple lens with 3 aperture settings and a rotary shutter.

Ansco Cadet

Item is an Ansco Cadet 127 roll film camera. The design of this camera was made to compete with the Kodak Brownie Star series, including similar three-point flash contacts. The camera features an Anscar Lens and a dial to switch between black and ...

Imperial Mark XII Flash

Item is a simple, red, Bakelite camera for 6 x 6 cm (2.36" x 2.36") exposures on 620 film. The design includes a fixed focus, single aperture and one shutter speed. There are connection points for a flash unit, and a dimpled metal plate ...

Kodak Duaflex Camera

Item consists of a red Kodak Duaflex camera. It is an example of the first model of Duaflex cameras, made in Canada. Camera is black and silver with a Kodet lens. It uses 620 roll film and is a pseudo twin lens reflex camera.The style of camera be...

Brownie StarFlash

Item consists of a red Kodak Brownie StarFlash camera. It was manufactured by the Canadian Kodak Co., Limited in Toronto Ontario, and produces 4x4cm images on 127 film. It has a plastic body and built in flash.

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 le...

Brownie No. 2A Model B

Item consists of a Kodak No. 2-A Brownie Model B box roll film camera. It used size 116 film and made a picture 6.4x10.8cm. The camera has a leatherette covered card body, a metal film carrier, and two reflecting finders. Case can be removed for l...

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.

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, but 35mm in width.

Kodak Bantam RF

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam Rangefinder Camera. It makes 28x40mm exposures on Kodak's type No. 828 special 35mm paper backed roll film. It has a non-self-cocking Flash 300 shutter, 50mm f/3.9 Kodak Ektanon Lens, an optical viewfinder with...

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 cr...

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...

No. 2 Bulls-Eye Kodak

Item consists of an 1899 model of the No. 2 Bulls-Eye Kodak, which was manufactured from 1896-1913. It has a wooden interior, a spring controlled rotary disc shutter, and rotating disc stops controlled by pulling a lever on the top of the camera.

Imperial Mark XII Flash

Item is a simple, grey Bakelite camera for 6 x 6 cm (2.36" x 2.36") exposures on 620 film. The design includes a fixed focus, single aperture and one shutter speed. There are connection points for a flash unit, and a dimpled metal plate ...

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 len...

Duaflex I

Item consists of a Kodak Duaflex I camera and a Kodak Duaflex flash-holder. Camera is black and silver with a Kodet lens. Uses 620 film. Tripod mount. Made in Toronto. 620 roll film pseudo twin-lens reflex. Flash-holder imported by the Canadian Ko...

No. 2A Brownie, model C

Item consists of a No. 2A Brownie box roll film Model C camera. Manufactured by the Canadian Kodak Co. Ltd. between 1930 and 1936. Used No. 116 film. Picture size 2 1/2 x 4 1/4. Has a meniscus lens and rotary shutter. Case removed for loading by r...

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.

Bullet Camera

Item is a mass produced Bakelite camera for 127 film format, designed for Kodak by Walter Dorwin Teague. Simple lens on helical extension tube, only one shutter speed. Collapsible frame viewfinder on top of camera. Red film counter window on back.

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.

Anscoflex

Item is an all-metal camera designed by Raymond Loewy for 6 x 6 cm (2.36" x 2.36") exposures on 620 film. Designed to mimic the look of a twin lens camera, the topmost "lens" is in fact a brilliant viewfinder, it is a simple bo...

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 f...

No. 3 Brownie camera, model B

Item is a wooden box camera with leatherette covering for large 8.25 x 10.8 cm (3.25 x 4.25") exposures on 124 film. The design is simple, with a fixed focus and shutter speed. The roll film was advanced past the lens manually with a small cr...

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.

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 19...

No. 2C Brownie camera

Item is a fairly large box camera, for 6 7.5 x 12.7 cm (3 x 5") exposures on Kodak 130 film. Simple lens and rotary shutter.

Brownie Target SIX-20

For 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. exposure on 620 film Acromatic lens, 2 aperture settings, rotary shutter. Metal and leatherette case. Case will not separate to open camera.

No. 2 Brownie model F

Item is an aluminum box camera for 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/4" x 3 1/4") exposures on 120 film. This is a variation on previous models, which were leatherette covered cardboard. Simple lens with 3 aperture settings and rotary shutter.

Brownie Target Six-20

Item is a small box camera with leatherette casing and metal faceplate. Camera is loaded with Kodak Verichrome 620 film.

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 creat...

Kodak Senior Six-20

Item is a self-erecting folding amateur camera for 8 exposures of 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/4") on 620 roll film. Lens is an f4.5 with a Kodamatic shutter. This camera originally sold for $31.00 in the United States, this model was assembled...

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 it...

Kodak Junior Six-16 Series II

Item consists of a Kodak Junior Six-16 Series II folding camera. It used Kodak 616 film rolls and has a Kodak Anastigmat f6.3/126mm lens with a Kodak No.1 Kodex leaf shutter.

Kodak Bantam f4.5

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam. It is a folding camera that used Kodak's 828 film format. It is a black compact camera with a Kodak Anastigmat Special f-4.5 47mm lens and a folding frame finder. It was a very common camera.

Kodak Bantam f6.3

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam. It is a folding camera that used Kodak's 828 film format. It is a black compact camera with a Kodak Anastigmat f-6.3 53mm lens, a rigid finder, and a plastic body.

Kodak Tourist II

Item consists of a Kodak Tourist II Camera. It uses 620 film and makes 8 6x9cm frames. The lens is a Kodak Anaston f:4.5 105mm, and the shutter is the Flash Kodamatic, although there were many different lens/shutter combinations available. It has ...

Kodak Bantam f5.6

Item consists of a Kodak Bantam f5.6 model 828 film camera. It is a compact folding camera with an f:5.6 50mm Kodak Anastigmat lens.

Kodak Recomar 18

Item is a folding camera for 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2.25" x 3.25") plate or sheet film. The camera was designed as the Nagel 18 by Dr. August Nagel for his company in Stuttgart Germany and renamed the Recomar 18 after the company was purchased b...

No.3A Folding Pocket Kodak Model B5

Item is a vertical style folding bed camera for 8.25 x 14 cm (3 1/4" x 5 1/2") exposures on 122 roll film. The shutter has Timer and Bulb settings and a Bausch & Lomb lens.

Kodak Monitor Six-20

Item is a folding Roll film camera for 620 film. Viewfinder on top, with Kodamatic flash shutter and synchron contact. Kodak anastigmat 4.5 105mm lens. The Monitor was also manufactured for 616 film.

Kodak Vigilant Junior Six 20

Item is a typical Kodak folding roll film camera for 620 film. The simple Kodak shutter allows T, B, and I. The Kodet lens goes from F1:12.5 to F:32. The non-optical viewfinder is a folding frame type, there is also a brilliant viewfinder. The cam...

Plenax PB-20

Item is a typical folding 620 roll film camera - uses an inset mask to shoot 6 X 9 cm or 6 X 4.5 images. Shutter has no ID marking. Tripar Lens.

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.

Kodak Vest Pocket Model B

Item is a folding strut camera from the popular Eastman Kodak Vest Pocket Kodak series. For 4.5 x 6 cm (1.75" x 2.36") exposures on small format, 127 roll film.

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 stylu...

Kodak Premoette Senior camera

Item is a self-erecting folding bed camera for use with 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2" x 4 1/4") Premo brand film packs. Lens is a Rapid Rectilinear lens by Bausch and Lomb with a Kodak Ball Bearing shutter and cable release.

Kodak Senior Six-20

Item is a self-erecting folding amateur camera for 8 exposures of 5.7 x 8.25 cm (2 1/2 x 4 1/4") on 620 roll film. This camera originally sold for $30.00 in the United States.

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 ...

No. 2A folding autographic brownie

Item is a folding autographic camera that allowed one to write on the negative using a metal stylus. Photos were taken on 120 roll film. In 1917 the ends were changed from a squared to rounded version, and the No. 2A was produced with the rounded...

Ansco Vest Pocket No.0

Item is a small, folding strut camera for making 4 x 6.5cm exposures on 127 film. Unlike folding bed cameras, the lens remains exposed (on the outside of the camera) when the camera is collapsed. Lens is an Ansco Anastigmat f6.3.

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.

No. 3A Autographic Kodak special

Item consists of a No. 3A Autographic Kodak special folding camera that makes pictures sized 3.25 x 5.5" on 122 film. Comes with CRF rangefinder. This is one of the very first cameras manufactured with a coupled rangefinder. The Autographic f...

No. 1A Autographic Kodak Jr.

Item is a folding camera for For 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. exposures on A-116 film. This was a version of the No. 1A Kodak Jr. updated to include the autogrpahic feature, which allowed notes to be made on the film by scratching them into the film paper wi...

No. 3A Folding Autographic Brownie

Item is a folding camera for 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. exposures. 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 pa...

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.

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 rever...

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.

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 ...

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

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 ...

Nassau, Wilhelm E.

Kodak Trimprint 940

Item is a Kodak Trimprint 940. It is an instant camera that used film format HS 144-10 and cost $44.95 when released. Anyone who owned this camera was offered a rebate if the camera's nameplate was returned to Kodak, when Kodak lost a case ag...

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak Colorburst 300

Item is a snapshot camera for instant photographs using Kodak PR10 instant film. It was originally sold for $75.00 . This model was part of a series that was Kodak's response to the successful instant cameras produced by Polaroid. A patent in...

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 v...

Eastman Kodak Company

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 vi...

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...

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 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 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 len...

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 vie...

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 ...

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 ...

Eastman Kodak Company

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