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Monitor Six-16 & Six-20

The Monitor Six-16 & Six-20 cameras were manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from 1939 to 1948. The monitor Six-16 was capable of capturing 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inch exposures on no. 616 film and model Six-20, 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch exposures on no. 620 film, hence the naming convention. Fitted with a special Kodak coated Ansatigmat f4.5 lens focusing sharply beyond 3.5 feet and a Supermatic shutter with nine speeds from 1 to 1/400 of a second.. Features included flash synchronization, for use with a Kodak flash holder. Winding the film automatically cocks the shutter, automatic film counter records exposures and meters film winding with a double exposure prevention, and a parallax corrected side mounted finder and a second for waist level optical viewer. Priced at $30 in 1947.

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