Kodak camera Brownie 127

Front view of a camera showing the large lens. Rear view of a camera showing the ridged pattern on the body. Side view of a camera showing the ridged pattern on the body. Side view of a camera showing the large lens. Underside view of a camera showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a camera showing the winder.
Front view of a camera showing the large lens. Rear view of a camera showing the ridged pattern on the body. Side view of a camera showing the ridged pattern on the body. Side view of a camera showing the large lens. Underside view of a camera showing the moulded inscription. Top view of a camera showing the winder.

Description

This black, roll film, Kodak Brownie 127 camera has vertical lines to the body and cream coloured knobs. The lens is housed in a square shaped protrusion and has a metal label riveted around it. The body of this camera is in two parts which are help together with metal fasteners. It has a simple meniscus lens and a curved filmplane to reduce errors caused by the simple lens and sold in the millions during the 1950s and 1960s. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Made in England by Kodak Limited London." (base)

Object number

PHSL : 7

Date

1952 - 1967

Country

Dimensions
Width
70mm
Height
75mm
Length
130mm

Colour