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Kodak No. 3A Folding Brownie Model A

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  • Type: viewfinder folding camera
  • Manufacturer: Kodak
  • Year of launch: 1909
  • Film | frame size: type 124 (or type 122) film rolls | 3 1/4 × 5 1/2 inch “postcard”
  • Lens: meniscus lens, or Rapid Rectilinear Bausch & Lomb f/4 lens (although the real fully open aperture is more like f/11)
  • Shutter: F.P.K. Automatic (earlier model), or Brownie Ball Bearing Shutter with modes B and T plus speeds 1/25 sec., 1/50 sec. and 1/100 sec.
  • Aperture: aperture scale with hints for appropriate application of the f-stop values
  • Focusing: bellows length adjustment with a pointer over a 6ft to 100ft scale
  • View finder: Reflecting type finder ("Watson finder"), flips for vertical shots
  • Dimensions: 250×120×60mm (folded)


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