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Brownie Cresta

Kodak Brownie Cresta Camera

Type: Solid Body Eyelevel Rollfilm
Introduced: 1955 (export only in 1955)
Discontinued: 1958
Film size: 120
Picture size: 2 1/4" X 2 1/4"
Manufactured: UK
Lens: Kodet f/14 Fixed Focus With Closeup Lens
Shutter: Single Speed 1/40 Second
Numbers Made: ?
Original price: ?


Description:
The Brownie Cresta featured a black moulded plastic body with horizontal ribbing, an optical direct vision finder, a coaxial flash socket, and an optional yellow cloud filter.

Fun Facts:
Though simple, the Brownie Cresta used 120 film for a large 6cm X 6cm negative image and could achieved impressive closeups with the built-in closeup lens. This popular UK-made camera was followed by the Cresta II and Cresta 3 cameras.






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