The Fed-Flash Camera was manufactured by the Federal Manufacturing & Engineering Co. of Brooklyn NY. from approximately 1947 to 1956. Designed as a low priced, easy to operate camera for vacations, outings and family pictures around the home. The body was constructed of light weight and durable molded bakelite plastic. It featured a large detachable flash unit that accepted No. 5 bayonet base flash-bulbs and a built-in view finder. The Fed-Flash was capable of capturing eight 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 inch sized exposures on on 127 roll film. It was fitted with a dual-element meniscus, 64 mm Ultar lens, and a single speed Type A Flash-Matic Shutter for both daylight and flash photographs. The camera measures 2 1/2 x 3 x 5 1/2 inches. Priced at $11.99 for camera and flash unit.
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