Kodak Instamatic 500 camera

Made:
1963-1965 in Germany
maker:
Kodak AG

Kodak Instamatic 500 camera, 1963-1965.Solid body camera for 126 film cartridge 28x28mm. Scneider-Kreuznach Xenar F:38mm f/2.8-22 lens, No 8895760. Compur shutter 30/60/125/250/500/B. Brightline finder, with parallax marks. Exposure meter needle visible in finder, with + and - 1 stop marks. Front cell focusing, with click stops at close-up group and distant settings. Hot shoe flash fitting, and coaxial socket. No 998447. Overall: 70 mm x 125 mm x 55 mm.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/4223
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
magazine camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford