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KODAK BROWNIE II MOVIE CAMERA (MCA 024)
- Manufacturer: Kodak Ltd.
- Speed: 16 frames/ second
- Lens: Cine-Kodak Ektanon 13 mm f/2.7
- Made in England
- Comes with a compartment case
- Condition (In our opinion): 7.5/10
- Item Code: MCA 024
Kodak is a name that needs no introduction when it comes to cameras. It all began in 1960s when home movie making became more accessible to people with the introduction of a revolutionary 8 mm film format. Kodak introduced the super 8 mm film, cameras and projectors in 1965 and with it movie making became less expensive, convenient and hence more common in masses.
On offer here is the improved model of Brownie movie camera model II. It was introduced in 1960 and the production continued till 1962. It was a relatively inexpensive and easy-to-operate cameras for full color home movies. The camera had an all metal finish with satin chrome finish and came with a velvet lined- compartment case. It had a fast Lumenized 13 mm Cine Ektanon lens which ensured bright and sharp pictures and sprocketless loading made the threading of film easy. It had two position exposure release, collapsible plastic viewfinder with parallax correction and spring driven motor.
All the user had to do was to set the lens aperture according to the light conditions mentioned on the camera (hazy sun, cloudy bright, etc.) and press the button! Overall, the camera is present in a good condition with only slight scratch marks on the top and side of the camera. It is one of the best known 8 mm movie cameras of its time.
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