Kodak Bullet camera

Front view of a camera showing the ridged body. Front view of a camera showing the unfolded view finder. Side view of a camera showing the metal hinge. Rear view of a camera showing the moulded inscription. Rear view of a camera showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a camera showing the hinged view finder. Underside view of a camera showing the film winder.
Front view of a camera showing the ridged body. Front view of a camera showing the unfolded view finder. Side view of a camera showing the metal hinge. Rear view of a camera showing the moulded inscription. Rear view of a camera showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a camera showing the hinged view finder. Underside view of a camera showing the film winder.
Details
Object number
PHSL : 174
Country
Date
1936

Description

A fixed focus Kodak Bullet camera, from the 1930s, with a retractable lens mounting case in two halves which are held together with metal clips. The body of the camera is made of compression moulded phenol formaldehyde and it has metal fittings and a glass lens. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Inscriptions

moulded: "MADE IN USA BY EASTMAN KODAK CO ROCHESTER NY BULLET CAMERA" (rear)
Dimensions
Width
60mm
Depth
36mm
Length
120mm
Method Note
body
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