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Brownie Cresta Camera

The Brownie Cresta was manufactured by Kodak Ltd. in the UK from 1955 and 1966. The camera was made of plastic with a few variations and similar to the Brownie 127, but restyled in a larger size. The cameras we capable of capturing 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch (6 x 6 cm) exposures on no. 120 roll film. They were fitted with a fixed focus meniscus lens with a yellow filter and a simple instantaneous snap-shot shutter. Three models were produced over this time period.

Brownie Cresta was made from 1955 to 1958. PC connector for flash sync, Kodet lens.

Brownie Cresta II was made from 1956 to 1959. Improved flash synchronized through the mount with an attaching screw.

Brownie Cresta 3 was made from 1960 to 1965. Redesigned body with a grey top. Dakon lens with two aperatures.

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