TWO VINTAGE KODAK FOLDING CAMERAS. No. 2A Brownie and Tourist. Nice Condition!

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 24, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
This listing is for two (2) vintage Kodak folding cameras from my collection of antique and vintage cameras. I have been very caring with all of my vintage cameras and these are no exception. I would like them to go to a good home to someone who will appreciate them, not let them just collect dust, and understands their historic photographic value. The first camera is a Kodak No.2A Folding Autographic Brownie camera and was made in the USA between 1915 and 1926. It is an 'Autographic' camera and has a special feature which allowed the photographer to enter his own notes onto the negative through a small window at the back of the camera using a metal stylus. This scratched note was exposed to the sun and a reverse image was left on the negative. This camera has the original metal stylus. These are now somewhat rare, and sought after by collectors and museums. It used Kodak 116 film and has an imitation leather covering that shows some wear but is all complete with the exception of one panel as shown in the pictures. It also has a leather handle which is still securely fastened. It still has the viewfinder which is another part that tends to be missing on these models. Black bellows are in excellent condition with no tears or rips. Overall the camera is in really great shape for its age. The second camera is a Kodak Tourist and was ... read more