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No. 1A Autographic Kodak Special (early)

datasheet_loginThe No. 1A Autographic Kodak Special Camera (early model) was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from 1914 to 1916. This camera took tweleve exposures that were 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches on No. A116 film. Constructed of an aluminum body and covered with fine long grain calf leather. Metal parts were finished in nickel and black enamel. In 1917 the No. 1A was improved with rangefinder. Features included a black leather bellows, autographic feature, rack and pinion adjustment, focusing scale, reversible brilliant finder, and two tripod sockets. The camera measures 2 x 3 3/4 x 8 inches when closed and weighs 30 ounces. Fitted with a Baush & lomb Kodak anstigmat f6.3 lens and Compur shutter. Additional lens options were available including a Kodak anastigmat, Cooke Kodak anastigmat, or a Baush & Lomb Tessar series IIb anastigmat lense. Prices ranged from $59.50 to $91.00 dollars.


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