RB Graflex camera Series B

1924-1933 in Rochester
Folmer-Schwing Division of Eastman Kodak

R B Graflex camera Series B, 1924-1933. Single lens reflex camera for 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch plates. Fitted with a Kodak anastigmat lens F: 5 1/2 inches f/4.5-45 No.16811 (or 18811). Fabric focal plane shutter adjustable slit and tension 24 speeds between 1/10 and 1/1000 sec. Rack and pinion focusing. Revolving back. Ground glass reflex focusing screen with deep hood. Patents to 1913. With a bookform Graflex double film holder. Manufactured by Folmer and Schwing Division, Eastman Kodak Co. Overall (deployed): 310 mm x 130 mm x 210 mm.


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brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leatherette, plastic (unidentified), white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
overall (deployed): 310 mm x 130 mm x 210 mm,
reflex camera
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  • camera (form)
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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