Item 2018. - Polaroid SX70 Sonar One Step Camera

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Polaroid SX70 Sonar One Step Camera

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  • 1978-1986 (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation
    United States

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; approx 4.5 x 10.1 x 22.4 cm

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Item is a Polaroid instant camera, with a plastic body that usually retails for around $60. The lens is f/8 4-element glass, with a 26 cm minimum focusing distance. There is a single lens reflex autofocus, called Sonar as it is an ultrasonic rangefinder system. Item also comes with a box containing a telephoto lens #119A and manual for the lens. Serial number is 6D840007855.

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Good condition

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The collection was donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Ken Van Velzer in 2018


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SX-70 POLAROID CAMERA TYPES AND SLR 680 FOR SALE. Retrieved from; Polaroid: SX-70 Sonar One Step. Retrieved from

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