Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual – Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens

Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens

Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
A masterpiece of art deco styling, in excellent condition with almost no cosmetic defects. As is common with these cameras, the lens is stuck in the open position. Best used for display purposes. We took it to a camera repair shop in NYC but they were not interested in fixing it. It has the Compur Rapid shutter ranging from 1 sec to 1/500 sec plus T (time) and B (bulb) modes. The Kodak Anastigmat Ektar f:2 lens allows for relatively low light photography with f-stops ranging from f/2 to f/16. The name Ektar is an acronym for Eastman Kodak TessAR. This camera comes with a leather case and owners manual. The manual is curved slightly with minor crease marks from being stored inside the case. There are rub marks on the spine and it has a small tear along the binding of the first page. It also has small note in pen on page 3 by a previous owner. Otherwise, it is in good condition and the paper remains bright. The leather case has a strap and working clasp. There are minor rub marks and some drying of the leather on the clasp hinge and strap where the leather was flexed from use. Purple velvet lining inside. It appears that something, maybe paper or cardboard, was glued to the back side of the case and has been removed leaving some paper adhered to the leather. This could probably be removed with care. The item “KODAK BANTAM SPECIAL ART DECO CAMERA WITH CASE AND MANUAL – EKTAR 45MM F/2 LENS” is in sale since Sunday, February 11, 2018. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “toddsmith70″ and is located in Burlington, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Kodak
  • Model: Bantam Special Camera with Compur Rapid shutter
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Bundle Listing: Yes
  • Color: Black

Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera With Case And Manual - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens

Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague

Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague

Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague
Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA an ART DECO MASTERPIECE by Walter Dorwin Teague. This camera has a b. Lack enamelled cast aluminium body with bright metal horizontal lines. The folding out door in the front has a crack going upwards to the top, please look at the pictures. The lens is a Kodak Anastigmat Ektar F:2 45mm No. 11155 made between 1936 – 1940 and uses 828 film. This camera does have the original manual as well. I have not cleaned this camera at all, I do not want to mess something up that I do not understand. Please ask me any questions and I will do my best to try to answer them, with a little help from you. I cannot tell you if this camera actually works, I have not put any film in it. Everything in the pictures to do with the camera will come with it. WE DO OUR BEST TO DESCRIBE THE ITEMS, BUT OUR PICTURES CAN DO MORE. If you are interested in other camera items, please look at. We might have what you are looking for… If you plan on using this Camera, please have it Serviced by a professional before using. Check my Feedback, I care about my customers, and my feedback reflects that. The item “Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague” is in sale since Sunday, December 31, 2017. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “treeboker” and is located in Caddo Gap, Arkansas. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Bundle Listing: No
  • Brand: Kodak
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Color: Black
  • Model: Bantam Special

Kodak BANTAM SPECIAL FOLDING CAMERA RETRO ART DECO MASTERPIECE Walter Teague

Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a

Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a
Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a
Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a
Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a
Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a

Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a
Photos prises par mes soins. Les vitesses fonctionnent bien. Bon état, pas de brouillard. On voit cependant quelques poussières à l’intérieur de l’objectif. Corps de l’appareil. Avec quelques traces d’usage comme on le voit sur les photos. Le télémètre est bien calé. Objectif Rodenstock Heligon 2.0/ 50 mm. Très lumineux numéro 651850 emballage soigné chèque de banque accepté Si vous avez des questions n’hésitez pas. Vous pouvez me joindre au 06 43 59 75 93. Les envois Mondial Relay sont possibles pour : France. Allemagne, Belgique, Luxembourg, Royaume-Uni, Espagne, Autriche, Italie, Portugal. Si vous choisissez Mondial Relay il vous sera nécessaire. De préciser l’adresse du point relais où sera livré le paquet. If you choose Mondial Relay you will need to specify the address of the relay point where the package will be delivered. J ou J+1 / same day or day + 1. Délais indicatifs de livraison. Mondial relay : 3 jours /. Union Européenne / European Union. Union Européenne, Suisse, Norvège / European Union, Switzerland, Norway. Mondial Relay : 11,00. Pour les pays suivants. Allemagne, Belgique, Luxembourg, Royaume-Uni, Espagne, Autriche, Italie, Portugal / Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Spain, Austria, Italy, Portugal. USA, Canada, Chine , Japon, Hong-Kong et reste du monde / USA, Canada, China, Japan, Hong Kong and rest of the world. The item “Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a” is in sale since Friday, December 15, 2017. This item is in the category “Photo, caméscopes\Photographie ancienne\Appareils photo anciens\Appareils télémétriques”. The seller is “alsace-photo” and is located in Alsace. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Marque: Kodak
  • Offre groupée: Oui

Kodak Retina IIa (016) 1951-54 50 mm F2 Rodenstock Heligon 2a

Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50

Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50

Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50
Kodak Retina IIIc, Nr. 723979 mit Retina-Xenon C 2,0/5cm, Nr. 5090168, in normal gebrauchtem und funktionsfähigem Zustand. Das Glas vom Xenon ist klar und ohne Kratzer oder Glaspilz und die Blenden-und Verschlusslammellen sind sauber und fettfrei. Der Verschluss arbeitet ab 1/15 einwandfrei, die Zeiten 1-1/8 sek. Laufen auch ab, aber zum Teil verzögert! Der Sucher ist, wie so häufig, innen beschlagen, der Entfernungsmesser arbeitet noch und hat auch ausreichend Kontrast. Der Belichtungsmesser arbeitet Einwandfrei! Die Entfernungseinstellung läuft leicht, weich und spielfrei, die Klappe vorn hat etwas Spiel, wenn die Kamera vorn offen ist! 5090168, with normal signs and in working order. The Glas from the Xenon is clear, unscratched and without fungus and the blade and shutter-lammells are clean and free from oil. The shutter works from 1/15 up to 1/500 perfect, 1-1/8 sec. Are working, but slow! The finder inside shows fog, how often, the rangefinder is working and has good contrast. The meter is working very well! Stellen Sie Ihre Artikel schnell und bequem ein und verwalten Sie Ihre aktiven Angebote. The item “Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50″ is in sale since Saturday, August 12, 2017. This item is in the category “Foto & Camcorder\Photographica\Alte Kameras\Sucherkameras”. The seller is “photo-cameras” and is located in Herford. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
  • Marke: Kodak
  • Herstellernummer: 723979
  • Farbe: Silber
  • Herstellungsland und -region: Deutschland
  • Filmtyp: 35mm
  • Fokussierung: Manueller Fokus
  • Filmformat: 35 mm
  • Modell: IIIc
  • Produktart: Sucherkamera

Kodak Retina IIIc + Xenon 2,0/50mm 50 mm 12 2/50

Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era

Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era

Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era
Has a Kodak Ektar f: 3.5 100 mm lens #EO 1287 L Flash supermatic shutter. I acquired this from a. Estate sale of a gentleman in Northern Florida, he was a hoarder of camera related items. I can tell you that the lens turns out smoothly. The lens at the top front is cracked. Leather cover is intact but a few minor scratches. Needs a good cleaning. The item “Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era” is in sale since Friday, December 22, 2017. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “marcigibbar0″ and is located in East Jordan, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Brand: Kodak
  • Color: Black
  • Model: Medalist
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

Kodak Medalist II 100mm Lens f 3.5 Possible WWII 1942 Era

KODAK Retina III C mit Zubehör SNr 597389

KODAK Retina III C mit Zubehör SNr 597389

KODAK Retina III C mit Zubehör SNr 597389
KODAK Retina III C mit Zubehör – SNr: 597389. Zu den meisten Artikeln kann Ihnen einer unserer Mitarbeiter mit Sicherheit etwas sagen. Natürlich gibt es Exoten, wo auch wir uns den Kopf kratzen. Dann hören wir gerne auf Ihr Wissen. Ein Paket innerhalb Österreichs? Halten Sie normalerweise nach einem Tag in Händen. Eine Lieferung nach Deutschland benötigt gewöhnlich 2-3 Tage. Eine Reise durch die EU dauert ca. Eine Woche und weltweiter Versand zumindest keine 80 Tage. Hängt natürlich auch von Ihrem nationalen Service ab. Wir kaufen Ihre Gebrauchtgeräte an! Listed item is stored in Austria. Sale by customer order with differential taxation according to § 24 UStG. Mint condition, minimal signs of usage. Nearly mint condition, very few usage traces. Good overall condition, normal signs of usage. Good overall condition, slightly more visible signs of usage. The item shows visible signs of usage, the function is given (please pay attention to the possible details in the description). The item has significant traces of use, the function may be impaired – mind the further details in the description. The article is defective, resp. Has massive usage traces – can be used as a part carrier or for rebuilding. Angebotener Artikel lagert in Österreich. Vermittlungsverkauf mit differenzbesteuerter Rechnung gemäß § 24 UStG. Neuware, ungeöffnete Verpackung und ggf. Demoware/Ausstellungsstück, Verpackung wurde bereits geöffnet, volle Garantie. Neuwertiger Zustand, minimale Gebrauchsspuren vorhanden. Sehr guter Zustand mit leichten, sichtbaren Gebrauchsspuren. Guter Allgemeinzustand, normale Gebrauchsspuren vorhanden. Guter Allgemeinzustand, mit etwas deutlicher sichtbaren Gebrauchsspuren. Der Artikel weist deutliche Gebrauchsspuren auf, die Funktion ist gegeben eventuell auf die näheren Angaben in der Beschreibung achten! Der Artikel weist erhebliche Gebrauchsspuren auf, die Funktion kann eventuell beeinträchtigt sein – Details in den näheren Angaben der Beschreibung. Der Artikel ist defekt, bzw. Weist massive Gebrauchsspuren auf – kann als Teileträger oder zum Aufbereiten verwendet werden. Digitalkameras / Digital Cameras. Kameras analog / Cameras Analogue. Objektive Autofokus / Lenses Autofocus. Objektive Manualfokus / Lenses Manual Focus. Mittelformat / Medium Format. Großformat / Large Format. Laborbedarf / Dark Room. Filmkameras / Film Cameras. Analoge Messsucherkamera Retina III c von Kodak. Vollsynchronisation (X und M). Schneider-Kreuznach Retina-Xenon 50mm C Objektiv. Hohe Lichtstärke von 1:2,0. Zustand (N/ND, A – D). B : guter Zustand – normale Gebrauchsspuren. Condition (N/ND, A – D). Slightly dust inside the lens, visible signs of usage at the body / housing, painting is partly gone. +43 (0)316 846 023-13. Foto Köberl GmbH, Münzgrabenstraße 53, 8010 Graz. Austria CEO: Karlheinz Köberl UID: ATU66320377. The item “KODAK Retina III C mit Zubehör SNr 597389″ is in sale since Tuesday, September 13, 2016. This item is in the category “Foto & Camcorder\Photographica\Alte Kameras\Sucherkameras”. The seller is “foto-koeberl-graz” and is located in Graz. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Marke: Kodak
  • Produktbundles: Tasche
  • Herstellernummer: nicht zutreffend
  • Herstellergarantie: Keine
  • Filmformat: 24x36mm
  • Filmtyp: 135
  • Fokussierung: Manueller Fokus
  • Modell: Retina III c
  • Produktart: Sucherkamera

KODAK Retina III C mit Zubehör SNr 597389

- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C

- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C

- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C
Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C. For sale is a used Kodak Retina IIIC camera. An ID number has been engraved in two places. This is the upper case C model. A great compact 35mm rangefinder camera with a Schneider Retina-Xenon 50mm f2 lens. There is some light wear and signs of age. The photos with the listing are of the actual product for sale. Study them carefully to evaluate the cosmetic condition of the item. The lens elements have no marks, fungus, haze or separation but there is a little oil on the aperture blades. The light meter is working and is accurate. All shutter speeds fire and seem good but they have not been machine tested for accuracy. There are no known issues with this product that will keep it from performing as intended. 1 Kodak Retina IIIc camera. We will not misrepresent the value or contents of any package. Please do not ask. The item “- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C” is in sale since Sunday, December 03, 2017. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “westborncam2″ and is located in Dearborn, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Color: Silver/Black
  • Brand: Kodak
  • Model: IIIC
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany

- Kodak Retina IIIC 35mm Camera w Schneider 50mm Lens, Large C

Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74

Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74

Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74
Produktbeschreibung / Product description. Unique Retina IIa prototype with large viewfinder with illuminated frames, without serial number, Made in Germany, Xenar 3.5/50mm no. 2761782 in Synchro-Compur shutter, in fine and perfect working condition. Zusatzinformation / Additional Information. Modell / Model: Kodak. Typ / Type: Retina II prototype. Seriennummer / Serial number. Zustand / Condition: B/A. Jahr / Manifacture year: c. Bestellnummer / Order number: 30466,74. The item “Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74″ is in sale since Tuesday, December 19, 2017. This item is in the category “Foto & Camcorder\Photographica\Alte Kameras\Sucherkameras”. The seller is “www_leicashop_com” and is located in Wien / Vienna. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Kodak Retina II prototype // 30466,74

Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera – Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens

Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens

Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens
Beautiful, rare little camera. Mostly a display piece as you’d have a tough time finding 828 film for this… Shutter is a little slow at all speeds and sticks open at T. Rangefinder works and is mostly clear but has some marks in the finder on the top. Opens and closes nicely. Looks great on the shelf. See photos for condition. The item “KODAK BANTAM SPECIAL ART DECO CAMERA – EKTAR 45MM F/2 LENS” is in sale since Friday, July 14, 2017. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “thephotosource” and is located in Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.
Kodak Bantam Special Art Deco Camera - Ektar 45mm F/2 Lens

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Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case

Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case

Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case
Introduced in 1946, the Kodak Medalist II rangefinder film camera features a 100 mm f/3.5 Kodak Ektar lens. This is one of the most beautiful cameras Kodak ever built. If there have ever been an American Collectible camera, this would be it. Built like a Tank during World War II, the GI affectionately called it the American Leica. In many ways it was better than a Leica for its intended purpose. Its large negative format, 6X9, not only faithfully illustrated the pages of Life Magazine, but it made the camera specially suited for aerial reconnaissance missions a type of photography, where big, faithfull enlargements of enemy terrain was a much needed ability. The camera has become sort of a cult camera today. Many people use it as a Fine Art camera on the field, for the same reasons that made it popular on the frontlines. A fast, well protected, extraordinarily sharp, multi-coated lens, and a body made to take anything under all conditions, making it a favorite for many Landscape Photographers that like to be in the wild with an equipment that doesn’t require special care. Although Aluminum and steel were in short supply during the war, this camera used them generously to ensure the design mission of creating a camera just as tough and reliable as a Jeep, under all circumstances. The lens focusing mount, for example was based on a tough, generous, aluminum helicoid, that allowed for a luxurious extension capable of shooting from infinity all the way down to three and a half feet. This focusing range, unusual for a medium format camera was made possible by a gorgeus optical lens design, that, although expensive to manufacture, is still one of the best optical designs available, when oustanding focal range is a prime consideration, giving the camera great versatility on the field. The design criteria was that if pictures could save the lives of soldiers. Thus the Medalist was born. The wide base rangefinder was internally coupled to a top dial that made, not only quick and accurate focussing, but also simple, fast, determinations of depth of field during pressing times, when a photograph was most needed. This focus/depth of field combination dial was, and is, of much needed help when conditions are too dim for a rangefinder to be of good use, while the Dial remains clearly visible at all times. The camera was fitted with an exposure counter and an film type remainder that included Infrared and VeryChrome. The shutter was of the lens diaphragm type, internally mounted on the lens, connected to a cocking lever on the top of the camera right under the view finder, conveniently, staying out of the way, but easily cocked with as single stroke, the film advance was another separate knob on the top of the camera. The camera’s detachable back not only made for easy roll film replacement during pressing times, but also allowed the use of a Ground Glass Back and Sheet Film that allowed for quickly switching emulsion types on the spot, a definite advantage since the camera was used on the ground, on the air and in poor light. The lens was corrected for color including the Infrared. Even the Focusing Dial has a mark for infrared. The camera was made to take the precursor of 120 film, known as 620, no longer manufactured today, but available in some places as specially respooled, modern 120 color & black and white emulsions, including Infrared, that would allow you to use contemporary emulsions to advantage. If you would like to have a camera that itself is a product of the World History, that is charged with the power of American Patriotism and that of events that changed the course of the World, this is one of them! This camera is offered as is. Please examine all the images. Maybe a little sticky on slow speeds. The aperture moves smoothly. Viewfinder good, rangefinder works. The item “Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case” is in sale since Saturday, November 04, 2017. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Rangefinder Cameras”. The seller is “delta14sierra” and is located in Carmel, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Kodak
  • Model: Medalist II

Kodak Medalist II Camera withLeather Case