No 2A Folding Rainbow Hawk-Eye Model B camera

Made:
c. 1932 in Rochester
maker:
Kodak

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No 2 Folding Rainbow Hawk-Eye camera A folding rollfilm camera for 120 rollfilm covered in green leatherette, with green enamelled metal fittings.
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
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No. 2A Folding Rainbow Hawkeye model B camera, no. 678468, 1931-32. Rollfilm 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch. Achromatic lens, iris diaphragm apertures 1-4. No 1 Kodex shutter, 25/50/B/T with cable release, sliding focusing with pip stops, rotating brilliant reflecting finder. Green bellows, body and baseboard. Overall (deployed): 200 mm x 92 mm x 160 mm.

No 2A Folding Rainbow Hawkeye Model B made by the Eastman Kodak Company in the United States, 1931-1933.

A folding roll film camera for 120 roll film covered in green leatherette, with green enamelled metal fittings. This camera was available in a range of colours, the price when new was $9.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/1104
Materials:
cardboard, glass, leatherette, metal (unknown) and white metal
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 200 mm x 92 mm x 160 mm,
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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