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Kodak Brownie 127 (1956-1959)

Kodak Brownie 127 - primeiro modelo - 1956-1959
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Características

The Brownie 127 was, in the UK, an extremely popular plastic snapshot viewfinder model for 127 film made in England by Kodak Ltd. From introduction in 1952, over a million had been made by August 1954, and the series continued to sell many more millions. A few (~263,000) of the first model were exported to the US in 1953-4, where they were badged Brownie Starlet - and should not be confused with the more common Brownie Starlet.


The first version of the camera was made of a black Bakelite-type plastic and had a rounded shape, where the film carrier mechanism and viewfinder were attached to the top of the camera, which lifted out the base. The base carried the lens and shutter. The sides were stepped, and there were steps beside the viewfinder tube.

Fonte: Camerapedia

Type: Solid Body Eyelevel Rollfilm
Introduced: 1952
Discontinued: 1959
Film Size: 127
Picture Size: 1 5/8 X 2 1/2"
Manufactured: UK
Lens: Meniscus F/14, 65mm
Shutter: Single Speed 1/50 Sec
Numbers Made: Millions (1,000,000 By Aug 1954)
Original Price: $4.75

Description:
The Brownie 127 has a moulded smooth plastic body with broad horizontal steps and an optical direct vision finder.

Variations:
1952-1955: The first Brownie 127 camera had a plain lens face-plate.
1956-1959: The original plain lens face-plate was replaced with a cross-hatched face-plate.

Fonte: The Brownie Camera Page


Modelo

Primeiro modelo, segunda variante.
A minha foi fabricada entre 1956 e 1959.


Manuais

Manual em inglês da segunda versão

Manual em inglês genérico


Sites de referência

Camerapedia
The Brownie Camera Page


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