The RB Tele Grapflex camera

1920-1921 in Rochester
Folmer-Schwing Division of Eastman Kodak

The R.B. Tele Graflex camera. Single lens reflex camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Taylor, Taylor ,Hobson, Cooke Anastigmat lens F:6 inches, f/3.5-16, Serial No 35325, Series IIa. Fabric focal plane shutter, adjustable slit and tension, 24 speeds from 1/10 - 1/1000 sec. Rack and pinion focusing. Reflex focusing screen with folding hood. Patents from 1902-1913. Revolving back. 1920-1921. Manufactured by Folmer and Schwing Division, Eastman Kodak Co. Overall (deployed): 360 mm x 145 mm x 230 mm.


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glass, leather, leatherette, velvet, white metal (unknown), wood (unidentified) and yellow metal
overall (deployed): 360 mm x 145 mm x 230 mm,
single lens reflex camera
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (form)
  • reflex camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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