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by bill339
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Ansco: Buster Brown Folding No.3A
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Ansco: Buster Brown Folding No.3A

The No. 3A Folding Buster Brown camera was manufactured by Ansco in circa 1913. The camera body was made out of wood and covered in seal grain imitation leather. The bellows were made of black leather and the metal parts were nickel plated. It was fitted with a fix-focus meniscus lens or a rapid rec...
by bill339
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Herold: Flash Master
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Views: 278

Herold: Flash Master

The Herold Flash Master Bakelite viewfinder camera was just one of the cameras in the manufacturing debacle created by the sale of the Utility Manufacturing Company’s Falcon brand. The buyer then moved it and its product to 711/715 West Lake Street, Chicago, home of the Monarck manufacturing Company...
by bill339
Sat May 25, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Pho-tak: Macy 120
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Views: 283

Pho-tak: Macy 120

The Macy 120 Flash box camera was manufactured by the Pho-tak Corporation for Macy and Associates in circa 1950 to 1954. The camera was constructed of all metal with a decorative faceplate. It features an optical viewfinder, safety lock on the back, a carrying handle, and two connectors for the Pho-...
by bill339
Fri May 24, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Seymour: Flash Master
Replies: 0
Views: 276

Seymour: Flash Master

The Seymour Flash Master Bakelite viewfinder camera was just one of the cameras in the manufacturing debacle created by the sale of the Utility Manufacturing Company’s Falcon brand. The buyer then moved it and its product to 711/715 West Lake Street, Chicago, home of the Monarck manufacturing Compan...
by bill339
Tue May 21, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Pho-tak: Eagle Eye
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Pho-tak: Eagle Eye

The Eagle Eye 120 box camera was manufactured by the Pho-tak Corporation in circa 1950 to 1954. The Eagle Eye 120 was constructed of all metal with a decorative faceplate. It features an optical viewfinder, safety lock on the back and a carrying handle. The camera took eight, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch (6x9...
by bill339
Tue May 21, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Federal: Fed-Flash
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Views: 299

Federal: Fed-Flash

This Bakelite camera was introduced circa 1947 and uses 127 roll films with eight 4x6.5cm exposures. The camera originally cost $9.95, case $3.95, and flash unit sold for $4.51. At the end of production in 1956, the entire outfit sold for $4.95. The camera was made by the Federal Manufacturing &...
by bill339
Sun May 19, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Canon: EOS 1000 (EOS Rebel)
Replies: 0
Views: 337

Canon: EOS 1000 (EOS Rebel)

The EOS Rebel (EOS 1000 outside the US) is an entry-level EOS camera. The camera has manual metering, aperture and shutter priority AE, program AE (Intelligent program), flash AE (TTL and A-TTL with Speedlite 430EZ, 300EZ), and Green Zone Full Auto mode. PIC (Programmed Image Control) modes are Spor...
by bill339
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Sears Roebuck: Tower Pixie II
Replies: 0
Views: 422

Sears Roebuck: Tower Pixie II

The Sears Roebuck Tower Pixie II camera was introduced in 1958 and made in the U.S.A... The camera uses 127 film, has an integral flash port that uses two AA batteries, a bulb release lever, a switch for color (aperture f11) or black and white (aperture f22) film, an optical viewfinder, a film advan...
by bill339
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Camera comments
Topic: Houghton: Ensign 2 1/4 B (box)
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Views: 426

Houghton: Ensign 2 1/4 B (box)

The Box Ensign 2¼B was made by Houghton-Butcher in the UK from 1912 into the 1920s. The camera was changed in 1923 by adding a wire frame viewfinder to the front and loading film from the back. It took 2¼×3¼ (6×9cm) negatives on 120 films (Ensign 2¼B film). It has a simple rotary 1/50 of a second In...
by bill339
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Appraisal and identification questions
Topic: Kuribayashi Petri 2.8
Replies: 0
Views: 641

Kuribayashi Petri 2.8

I have one of these cameras on its way to me but the one pictured on this site under the name "Petri 2.8 color corrected" (photo by Rick Soloway) is not it. I've just finished researching this confusing camera type and the blurb that follows is what I found. Please review and let me know w...

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