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BOX  CAMERAS
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Every one knows what a box is!
A box-camera is the same but with a hole in it (a lens is extra) and a roll of film or plates... who could ask for more...

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VIVE No 1   (VIVE Camera Company)     USA   1897
with a built-in dark sleeve for changing the plates - more details inside

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FALCON No 2,  KODAK,  USA  1897-99
an early box - more details inside

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MIDG   (W.BUTCHER)     UK   1902-1920
12 drop plates magazine camera

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L. GAUMONT & CIE    FRANCE    1910?
12 drop plates magazine camera


BOX ENSIGN 2 1/2 UK
#2 BROWNIE KODAK USA
ZEISS BOX TENGOR 56/2,  GERMANY 1948-1956
BABY BOX TENGOR, ZEISS,  GERMANY  1931


ANSCO #2A (special?)  1920s , USA
simple dark red box but fancy with golden plates

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ANSCO MEMO,   USA,   c1927
Early 35mm box camera

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MANDELETTE  by CHICAGO FERROTYPE Co.   USA  1911-1930
a simple STREET camera (with developing tank)

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PDQ  Camera Co,  MODEL  H  Street camera, USA  (Chicago) ,  1930s
another (yet more advanced)  STREET  camera - click on the picture for details

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ANNIVERSARY KODAK, USA, 1930
A special edition box camera. 1880-1930

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BEAU BROWNIE KODAK, USA, 1930-33

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The PHOTO-SEE outfit: a box-camera & developing-tank,  c1936 , USA
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KODAK - #2 BROWNIE      #2A MODEL C (blue)  1930's
WOOD EARLY MODEL  &  ALUMINUM LATER MODEL

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 NYMCO,    JAPAN,    1930's
 Yen type camera

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EHO STEREO BOX,   GERMANY,  1930'S
A box with 2 lenses...simple yet effective!
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 FUL-VUE   ENSIGN,    UK,    1940-50s
 with a plastic rain-guard case

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 SPARTUS PRESS FLASH,    USA,    1939-50'
 interesting design but far from being a press camera...

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ALTISSA,  GERMANY.  1950's

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HOLLYWOOD  (by ENCORE),   USA.  1940-50's
an early single use disposable camera (click for details)

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KODAK BROWNIE FLASH,  UK,  50'S

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ANSCO CRAFTSMAN kit,  USA,  1950
Unassembled kit - build your own box camera






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