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No. 4 Kodet by Eastman Kodak

The No. 4 Kodet box camera was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak company from approximately 1889 to 1897. Constructed of sycamore wood, covered with leather. Images can be focused either by viewing the image in the ground glass screen in the back of the camera or by using the mechanical index scale. It is fitted with two finders for horizontal and vertical exposures. This camera captured 4 x 5 inch pictures. The lens is fitted with revolving stops, and the shutter could be set for instant or time exposures. The camera measured 5 11/16 x 6 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches and weighed three pounds, three ounces. The Kodet camera can be used with either plates or roll film (roll film holder extra). Three double plate holders or a roll film holder can be carried in the space in the back of the camera. Price in 1894 was $15.00.

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