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K763.00018


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Six-20 Portrait Brownie

OBJECT TYPE: Camera
MANUFACTURER: Kodak Ltd.
NATIONALITY: English
PLACE MANUFACTURED: England, Harrow
OBJECT NAME VARIATION: Brownie, Six-20 Portrait
INTRODUCTION DATE: February 1936
PRODUCTION DATES: 1936-1940
FILM TYPE: 620 rollfilm
IMAGE SIZE: 2¼ x 3¼in.
FUNCTIONAL TYPE: Box rollfilm
STANDARD LENSES/SHUTTERS:
  Meniscus, with portrait lens on pull-out slide
  Eastman rotary shutter
INTEGRATED SHUTTER: Yes

NOTES:
  "Metal body, hinged back door. Art-deco front bezel meets a matching
  side bezel for the shutter lever." (McKeown: 148)
  .
  "Leatherette covered metal body, with nickel plated trim, band of
  horizontal lines on left of camera front; two brilliant finders;
  winding knob." (Coe: 71)

OBJECT IDENTIFIER: K763.00018

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:
Coe, Brian. --Kodak Cameras: The First Hundred Years.-- Hove, East Sussex: Hove Foto Books, 1988. pp71.//
McKeown, Jim & McKeown, Joan. --McKeown's Price Guide to Antique & Classic Cameras: 1995-1996.-- Grantsburg, WI: Centennial Photo, 1994. pp148.//

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Six-20 Portrait Brownie

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