|Anscoflex II with flash fitted|
The Ansco Anscoflex is an unusual enamelled-metal pseudo TLR with a large lens cover which slides up to form the viewfinder hood. It was built in the USA by Ansco from around 1954 to a design by Raymond Loewy. The aperture (f/11) and shutter speed are fixed. It takes 6x6cm images on 620 film, wound by a large, ratcheted knob in the side. It retailed for approximately $27.95 (1956 Sears catalog) The camera was advertised as an inexpensive easy to use quality camera.
- Manufactured between: 1953-1956
- Twin Lens Reflex
- Lens: Two Element Meniscus f/11
- Focal Distance: 6 Feet - Infinity
- Shutter Type: Rotary
- Shutter Speed: 1/60th
The Anscoflex II added two controls on the lower front panel: one is for close-focus and the other is a yellow filter.