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Here is a photo of my Dad's camera, it's a No. 1A Folding Pocket Automatic made by Eastman Kodak, made in Rochester USA. It's far from being pocket sized or automatic by todays standards.
I have no idea what year it is but I have photographs taken in the late 40s and many in the 50s using this camera.
That little roll wrapped in foil is the 116 B/W 400ASA film for this camera.
The only place I have found that can supply this film is based in Chicago. It has cost me $40 for the film, 20$ for shipping and a further 14 for UK Customs!......
I found somewhere to develop and print it (another 12) for just 8 exposures.
The photos came out really well with just a little fogging around the edges.
The first exposure was ruined as I forgot to wind the film on..........

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Apr 2011 - 4:51 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:My Dad's Camera
Username:sdixon2380 sdixon2380
Uploaded:13 Mar 2013 - 6:18 PM
Tags:Antique, Camera, General, Kodak, Old
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spider57
spider57 e2 Member 6spider57 vcard Australia
3 May 2013 - 2:10 AM

Now you got me, I love old cameras, and what a great shot with heaps of detail, these old cameras are a work of art and they photograph beautifully to. I love this shot.

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