Anscoflex II camera

Made:
1955 in Binghampton
maker:
Ansco
Anscoflex II camera
      A twin lens reflex-style camera for 620 rollfilm. The front lens cover slides up to form part of the viewfinder hood

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Anscoflex II camera A twin lens reflex-style camera for 620 rollfilm. The front lens cover slides up to form part of the viewfinder hood
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
Science Museum Group Collection

Anscoflex II camera. Ansco Binghampton USA. Twin lens refelx style box camera for 620 roll film, 2 ¼ x 2 ¼". Large brilliant finder. Close-up lens and filter. With Ansco flashgun for capped flasbulbs; screw and pin fitting. ERC. The camera has a close-up lens, built-in yellow filter and is fitted with an Ansco flashgun.

Anscoflex II camera, made by Ansco in the United States, 1955.

Twin lens refelx style box camera for 620 roll film, 2 ¼ x 2 ¼". Large brilliant finder. Close-up lens and filter. With Ansco flashgun for capped flasbulbs; screw and pin fitting. ERC. The camera has a close-up lens, built-in yellow filter and is fitted with an Ansco flashgun.

The original manual described the camera as a ‘modern, convenient, color-style, reflex type camera’, and the camera was aimed at beginners. The front lens cover slides up to form part of the viewfinder hood. The camera has a close-up lens, built-in yellow filter and is fitted with an Ansco flashgun.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Collection:
Kodak Collection
Object Number:
1990-5036/4950
type:
twin lens reflex camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford