Kodak 'Instamatic' 55X camera

Made:
1971-1972 in London
maker:
Kodak Limited

Kodak 'Instamatic' 55X camera. For 126 cartridges 28 x 28mm. Fitted with lens of fixed focus, f/11, 43mm. Two speed shutter, marked for bright sun and hazy sun/ flash. Direct vision optical finder. Shoe with flash contacts for flashgun. Windon knob interlocked with shutter. Manufactured between September 1971 and September 1972. Magicube socket; lever film wind. Overall: 68 mm x 112 mm x 55 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/4093
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
pocket camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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