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Here is my collection of vintage and classic cameras. My camera collection began in October of 2009 when I received my first camera from my grandmother, and I have been collecting ever since. As my collection grows I like to add unique and historic pieces to build and diversify my collection. Through my collecting and restoration of these beautiful vintage cameras, I like to think that I am giving them a new start in a world of seemingly identical digital cameras, dull and uninspired in design.
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Manufacturer:Model Manufacture years Serial Number Date acquiredPrice PaidComments
AGFA: Agfamatic 1008 Tele Pocket camera  AGFA: Agfamatic 1008 Tele Pocket1979  12/3/02Good working condition, average cosmetic condition
AGFA: Isolette I (Mod I) camera  AGFA: Isolette I (Mod I)1951-1954  Good condition. Quality medium format folder.
AGFA: Optima camera  AGFA: Optima1959-1960 AP 3467 Good condition. This is the original 1959 model which was the first camera to feature fully automatic exposure. I have yet to try this one out.
AGFA: Solinette camera  AGFA: Solinette1952-1955  This is an interesting 35mm folder. My camera is awaiting repair as it has a stuck shutter.
AGFA ANSCO: Clipper PD-16 camera  AGFA ANSCO: Clipper PD-161936-1939  An interesting metal box camera with a nice art deco touch. Mine was purchased in wretched condition, but it has been restored to almost new.
Ansco: Flash Clipper camera  Ansco: Flash Clipper1940s-1952  A nice yet basic updated version of the original Ansco Clipper. My example is in excellent condition and has the original box.
Ansco: Rediflex camera  Ansco: Rediflex1950  A late 1940s pseudo TLR camera. Very basic design. Mine came with what appears to be a filter of some sort.
Argus: Argus A Black camera  Argus: Argus A Black1936-1941 34085 12/16/12Excellent condition. A historic American classic that started the "candid camera" era in American camera history. This was a gift from a vendor at a flea market who I buy from often.
Argus: Argus C20 (C-Twenty) camera  Argus: Argus C20 (C-Twenty)1956-1958  This is an interesting rangefinder in that it is tan and brown colored. Definetely a nice looking camera. Unfortunately the shutter on this one is stuck and I can't seem to get it apart to fix it.
Argus: Argus C3 camera  Argus: Argus C31939-1966  A true American classic and a must-have for the collector
Asahi: Pentax Auto 110 camera  Asahi: Pentax Auto 1101979-1983 1034879 Very interesting subminiature slr camera. The only 110 slr system camera. My camera came with a flash unit and standard 50mm lens.
Asahi: Pentax K1000 camera  Asahi: Pentax K10001976-1997  A classic student camera. My example is the older metal version made in Japan.
Balda: Baldamatic I camera  Balda: Baldamatic I1958  
Balda: Baldessamat F camera  Balda: Baldessamat F1962-1966  My exampld does not include the rare motor drive unit shown in the picture.
Bolsey: Bolsey B2 camera  Bolsey: Bolsey B2c1949-1956  
Camera Corp. USA: Perfex Fifty-Five camera  Camera Corp. USA: Perfex Fifty-Fivec1940-1947 A30234 An American rangefinder with all the features of a leica or contax and then some! An ambitious attempt, but it lacked quality optics and workmanship was great. Mine still works and has a General Scientific lens.
Canon: Canon A-1 camera  Canon: Canon A-11978 1364846 8/6/12Quality single lens reflex camera. This was a gift from my uncle who bought it new in the late 1980s or early 90's. Has Saitex macro zoom lens.
Canon: Canon F-1 camera  Canon: Canon F-11971-1981 542979 8/7/12Canon's first professional slr system camera to compete with the legendary Nikon F. This was a gift from my uncle and is in near mint condition. My example has the standard prism finder, canon fd lens, and canon f motor drive.
  Canon: xap shot  One of the first, if not the first consumer level digital cameras, it was made in 1990. It took a large floppy disk to store images, and the pictures had to be displayed on a tv screen.
Chinon: Chinon Auto 3001 camera  Chinon: Chinon Auto 30011988  This was the first camera to feature multi auto focusing. It used three infrared beams to make focus extremely accurate. It was made around 1988, and was expensive compared to other compact cameras at that time.
DIANA: Banier camera  DIANA: Banierc1960-1970s  Classic Hong King Diana clone.
DIANA: Banner camera  DIANA: Bannerc1960-1970s  Another Diana clone from the Great Wall plastic factory in Hong Kong. Mine is unopened in original blister pack.
Ernemann: Bob II camera  Ernemann: Bob II1903-1926  This seems to be a pretty rare old foljding camera. It was made by Ernemann and could accept either roll film or plates. Unfortunately my example is missing its back and is not in very good overall condition. Hence the low price
  Ettelson: Mickey Mouse Camerac1956  
Ihagee: Exakta V (Varex) camera  Ihagee: Exakta V (Varex)1950  12/8/11The original Varex V, version 1.1 with a version 1 interchangeable waist level finder and Meyer Gorlitz Primoplan 58mm lens. A beautiful slr camera and the first 35mm slr to feature interchangeable viewfinders.
Imperial Camera: Magimatic Magicube 126 camera  Imperial Camera: Magimatic Magicube 126c1965  Picked this up at a yard sale along with a few other things. It may have been the first camera to use magic-cubes.
Kalimar: Kalimar A camera  Kalimar: Kalimar Ac1955-1964  My example is a slightly different variation. It was purchased as part of a lot at an estate sale.
Kodak Eastman: Baby Brownie camera  Kodak Eastman: Baby Brownie1934-1941   An inexpensive depression era bakelight camera. I really like its art deco style and overall simplicity.
Kodak Eastman: Brownie Flash Six-20 camera  Kodak Eastman: Brownie Flash Six-201946-1955  Kodak's first camera with internal flash synchronization. Mine came with the original flash gun (not shown in picture).
Kodak Eastman: Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model camera  Kodak Eastman: Brownie Hawkeye Flash Model1950-1961  It seems everyone's got one of these lying around somewhere.
Kodak Eastman: Brownie No.2A Model C (US) camera  Kodak Eastman: Brownie No.2A Model C (US)1924-1933  My example is a colored model and is red.
Kodak Eastman: Brownie Target Six-16 (US) camera  Kodak Eastman: Brownie Target Six-16 (US)1941-1951  Nice deco look
Kodak Eastman: Disc Challenger camera  Kodak Eastman: Disc Challenger1986-1990  
Kodak Eastman: Duaflex I camera  Kodak Eastman: Duaflex I1947-1955  12/21/12This is the non-focusing model with Kodet lens. It was a Christmas gift from my friend Hector.
Kodak Eastman: Duaflex I camera  Kodak Eastman: Duaflex I1947-1955  This one is the focusing model with kodar lens. Mine even came with original flash and box. In good condition
Kodak Eastman: Duaflex II camera  Kodak Eastman: Duaflex II1950-1960  
Kodak Eastman: Fisher-Price camera  Kodak Eastman: Fisher-Price1984  Interesting plastic and rubber 1980s toy camera. A joint venture between Kodak and Fisher Price.
Kodak Eastman: Folding Pocket No.1A Mod D camera  Kodak Eastman: Folding Pocket No.1A Mod D1912-1915  This is one of my oldest cameras.
Kodak Eastman: Hawk-Eye Instamatic R4 camera  Kodak Eastman: Hawk-Eye Instamatic R41965-1971  I liked the sea foam green color on this one. I've read that it was some sort of special edition although it is not rare.
Kodak Eastman: Kodak 35 camera  Kodak Eastman: Kodak 351938-1948  Kodaks first American made 35mm rangefinder. Some call it ugly, I call it unique. Interestingly mine has a black painted rangefinder protrusion and dates to 1945.
Kodak Eastman: Motormatic 35 R4 camera  Kodak Eastman: Motormatic 35 R41965-1969  Found at an antique store.
  Kodak Eastman: Partytime1980-1982  Had to buy this just because it was called the "party time" I thought that was funny. There are some rumors that this camera was offered as some sort of premium with tupperware in the early '80s.
Kodak Eastman: Pony 135 (Model B) camera  Kodak Eastman: Pony 135 (Model B)1953-1955  Good condition with original case.
Kodak Eastman: Pony 135 (Model C) camera  Kodak Eastman: Pony 135 (Model C)1955-1958  Good condition with original box.
Kodak Eastman: Pony II camera  Kodak Eastman: Pony II1957-1962  Good condition
Kodak Eastman: Retina I (010) camera  Kodak Eastman: Retina I (010)1945-1949  
Kodak Eastman: Signet 40 camera  Kodak Eastman: Signet 401956-1959 033526 
Kodak Eastman: Stereo-Kodak 35 (black) camera  Kodak Eastman: Stereo-Kodak 35 (black)1954-1959  
Kodak Eastman: Vest Pocket Model B camera  Kodak Eastman: Vest Pocket Model B1912-1914  Needs new bellows. This one was a free throw in with the purchase of another camera.
Kodak Eastman: World"s Fair Flash Camera camera  Kodak Eastman: World"s Fair Flash Camera1964-1965  Interesting souvenir from the 1964 new york worlds fair. A little piece of NY Worlds Fair history. It was purchased from a collector of worlds fair memorabilia looking to sell some of his duplicates.
Konishiroku (Konica): Konica Auto S2 camera  Konishiroku (Konica): Konica Auto S21965  1/27/12Takes excellent pictures with its fast 1.8 Hexanon lens.
Konishiroku (Konica): Konica C35 AF2 camera  Konishiroku (Konica): Konica C35 AF21980  The one that started it all and got me interested in camera collecting and film photography. Gift from my grandmother.
Kowa: Kowa E (Kowaflex E) camera  Kowa: Kowa E (Kowaflex E)1962-1966  Leaf shuttered 35 mm SLR camera.
Leitz: M3 chrome Double Stroke camera  Leitz: M3 chrome Double Stroke1954-1966 M3-751539 2/10/13
Minolta: Hi-matic 7 S camera  Minolta: Hi-matic 7 S1966  Excellent picture taker
Minolta: Hi-matic 9 camera  Minolta: Hi-matic 91966  
Minolta: Hi-matic AF camera  Minolta: Hi-matic AF1979  Early autofocus camera. Found at an estate sale.
Minolta: Minolta Autopak 450E camera  Minolta: Minolta Autopak 450E1976  Sophisticated pocket camera. Bought at a house sale.
Minolta: Minolta SRT-101 camera  Minolta: Minolta SRT-1011966  Good condition. A japanese clkassic.
Minolta: Weathermatic A camera  Minolta: Weathermatic A1980  The first 110 underwater camera. Purchased at a garage sale.
Nikon: Nikkormat FTN (same as Nikomat FTN) camera  Nikon: Nikkormat FTN (same as Nikomat FTN)1967  A great camera that I probably over paid on. Works well with body in fair condition, and Nikkor-H 50mm lens in excellent condition.
Nikon: Nikon EL-2 camera  Nikon: Nikon EL-21977  A gift from a long-time friend and former student of my grandfather. Came with Nikkor 50mm f-1.4 lens. The first non-professional Nikon camera to be labeled "Nikon."
Nikon: Nikon EM camera  Nikon: Nikon EM1979  Nikon's budget friendly camera of the late 1970s into the '80s. Also Nikon's first plastic camera and their lightest single lens reflex camera ever.
Nikon: Nikon FE camera  Nikon: Nikon FE1978  Mine is in black and is in excellent condition. This model replaced the el2.
Nikon: Nikon L35 AW-AF camera  Nikon: Nikon L35 AW-AF1986  An underwater compact point n shoot camera from around 1986. The littlke brither of Nikon's Nikonos cameras. Mine is in very good condition, but sadly, I can't get it to work.
Nikon: Nikonos II (Calypso II) camera  Nikon: Nikonos II (Calypso II)1968  The second Nikonos camera. Mine is in average condition with a Nikkor-W 35mm lens.
Norton Lab: Norton camera  Norton Lab: Nortonc1934  A relatively scarce, depression era camera, this was on of the first plastic cameras and featured a nice art deco look and carried a 50¢ ptice tag. It may have sold better if univex had not used the design offering their camera for just 39¢.
Olympus: Mju II Zoom 80 (Infinity Stylus Epic Zoom 80) Deluxe camera  Olympus: Mju II Zoom 80 (Infinity Stylus Epic Zoom 80) Deluxe1998  A gift from my grandfather. Interesting design.
Olympus: Mju Zoom Deluxe (Infinity Stylus Zoom DLX) camera  Olympus: Mju Zoom Deluxe (Infinity Stylus Zoom DLX)c2000s  An interesting late 1990s compact camera.
Olympus: Newpic Zoom 90 camera  Olympus: Newpic Zoom 901997  A 1990s APS camera. A gift from my grandfather.
Polaroid: Polaroid 103 camera  Polaroid: Polaroid 1031965-1967  Very early model of the polaroid packfilm cameras.
Polaroid: Spectra 2 camera  Polaroid: Spectra 21997  A gift from my uncle.
Polaroid: SUN 600 LMS camera  Polaroid: SUN 600 LMS1982-1986  A gift from my mother.
  Ricoh: Ricoh 500 G1971  A very compact 1970s rangefinder, with an interesting look.
  Ricoh: Ricoh AF-51982  An early '80s point and shoot camera with a cool retro '80s style. This was a gift from my grandmother.
  Ricoh: Ricoh TF-9001988  The camera I have is actually the TF-500. It is an interestingly styled compact camera with a retro '80s look.
Riken: Golden Ricoh 16 camera  Riken: Golden Ricoh 161957 9115 Beautiful and very small japanese subminiture camera. My example came with original leather case
Rollei: Rolleiflex Automat I (Model 3) camera  Rollei: Rolleiflex Automat I (Model 3)1945-1949 1065637 1/13/13Classic rolleiflex in very good condition. This was and still is a great camera. Mine has a carl zeiss tessar lens and what appears to be a flash pc sync socket which i have not seen on many of these models.
Spartus: Full-Vue camera  Spartus: Full-Vue1948-1960  Mine is a slightly different variation. There are many varients of this camera. The one in my collection is marked Spartus, but also is labeled Galter Products Co.
Taron: Taron Eye camera  Taron: Taron Eye1960 60567 This camera was a basket case from the day I bought it. It had every problem imaginable. I took it completely apart fixing every problem, but the shutter which i could not gain access to. Now it just sits on my shelf looking pretty.
  Tizer: Pepsi Cola camerac1977  A 1970s novelty can camera bought at the flea market.
Tosei Optic: Frank Six pre-1951 single format model camera  Tosei Optic: Frank Six pre-1951 single format model 1525 12/2/12A Japanese medium format folder. This one is the 1950 single format model with slight cosmetic differences from later models. It has a SEMIX T.K.S. shutter and Seriter lens. According to camerapedia.com there is only one known surviving example of this camera so I guess mine is the second. Two surviving examples of the same camera marked Beauty Six have also surfaced.
Universal Camera: Univex A camera  Universal Camera: Univex A1933  Universal camera corp's first camera. A small plastic depression era camera based on the Norton camera's design. It sold new in 1934 for just 39¢.
Utility MFG: Falcon-Flex (6x6) camera  Utility MFG: Falcon-Flex (6x6)1939  12/20/12Bought this from a friend. It has a metal body and bakelight hood. Its in fair condition and everything works okay. It has great deco styling and seems to be a very early American twin lens camera and a somewhat scarce collectible.
  Vivitar: Vivitar Pocket 603 Telec1977  
Voigtländer: Bessa camera  Voigtländer: Bessa1929-1949  A nice quality medium format folding camera. My example was purchased in beautiful condition at an estate sale. It does not have a rangefinder, but rather a folding viewfinder.
Voigtländer: Vitessa (Type 140) (Vitessa L) camera  Voigtländer: Vitessa (Type 140) (Vitessa L)1954  12/2/12This is a beautifully made and very elegent 1950s era folding 35mm camera. It has a unique style with its film advance plunger and "barndoors." My example is in near mint, working condition and has an ultron lens.
Voigtländer: Vito Automatic R camera  Voigtländer: Vito Automatic R1963  Nicely made 1960s German rangefinder camera. It has very nice chrome finish.
Voigtländer: Vito II camera  Voigtländer: Vito II1950-1954  A classic voigtlander folding 35mm camera. My example is fitted with a clip-on accessory shoe, color skopar lens, and Compur Rapid shutter.
Yashica: Electro 35 GS camera  Yashica: Electro 35 GS1969  This one is in very good conditin with its case, instructions, and cxomplete cased auxilary lens set, featuring a telephoto lens, wide angle lens, and accessory viewfinder.
Yashica: Lynx 14 camera  Yashica: Lynx 141965  This one has a massiv and very fast six element f-1.4 lens. It remains my fastest fixed lens rangefinder camera!
Yashica: Yashica EZ Matic camera  Yashica: Yashica EZ Matic1966  Very elegant 126 cartridge camera. A gift from my grandfather.
Yashica: Yashica FX-103 Program camera  Yashica: Yashica FX-103 Programc1985  Found by a friend of mine with many accessories at a garage sale. A product of the teamwork of Yashica, Contax, and Kyocera to make a great camera to compete with companies like Minolta.
Zeiss Ikon: Contax IIIa camera  Zeiss Ikon: Contax IIIa1950-1961  Very nice, serious handbuilt 35mm rangefinder. Back in the 1930s through tghe early 1950s, this was the camera to have and the choice of professionals. It was also the most expensive.
Zeiss Ikon: Contina IIa (527/24) camera  Zeiss Ikon: Contina IIa (527/24)1954-1958  Ncely made quality product kf Zeiss. The meter on mine still works fine.