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Brownie Reflex Camera

The Brownie Reflex camera was manufactured by Eastman Kodak Company from approximately 1940 to 1952. The original model did not feature a synchronized flash and was discontinued in 1941. The second version with two pin flash contacts for a synchronized flash unit was made from 1941 to 1952. A version was made in the UK beginning in 1946. This was a popular Twin-lens reflex camera that featured an extra large brilliant viewfinder. It was capable of capturing twelve 1 5/8 X 1 5/8 inch Black and white exposures or nine 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 inch color exposures on no. 127 Kodacolor roll film. This camera was made of plastic with a metal face plate. It was fitted with a fixed focus single meniscus lens with focus from 6 feet to infinity and a rotary snap-shot shutter. The camera measured 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches and weighs 15 ounces. Originally priced at $6.00 and later retailed for $9.99.

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