Item 2005.006.14.26 - Polaroid 95 Land Camera

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Polaroid 95 Land Camera

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  • [between 1948 and 1953] (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; 24x12.8x6cm.+ 24x12.8x20.5cm

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Item is the first Polaroid camera model. Camera body is heavy cast aluminum with a folding bed and brown leatherette covering. Includes folding optical finder with a flexible sighting post on the shutter housing (early models had flexible spring sighting posts and later ones, a rigid post). Lens is a F 11/135mm,

Includes 9 pieces of original printed material, leather case, light meter ( G.E. Model ), No. 201 Powerful Capacitor Flash Gun ( 22 v battery separate ) and the No 540 Polaroid Close-Up Lens Kit in its original cardboard box.

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Flash in Box WN P6

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Item is from the Wilhelm E. Nassau/Wilfrid Laurier University donation, accession number 2011.018. Moved to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.

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