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Brownie 44A

Kodak Brownie 44A Camera

Type: Solid body eyelevel rollfilm
Introduced: Sept 1959
Discontinued: 1965
Film size: 127
Picture size: 1 5/8 X 1 5/8"
Manufactured: UK
Lens 1959-1964: Dakon, two apetures EV12(f/11) + EV13(f/16)
Lens 1964-1965: Dakon, three apetures EV12(f/11) + EV13(f/16) + EV14(f/22)
Shutter: Single speed 1/40 sec
Numbers made: ?
Original price: ?

The Brownie 44A, with a black moulded plastic body, grey "sculptured" top, and a fabric covered aluminum back, was designed by Kenneth Grange. This "modern" and intellegently functional camera features an intregal flexible plastic ever-ready cover, an optical direct vision finder, and pin and screw flash contacts for an optional flash attachment.

Fun Facts:
Kenneth Grange (born 1929, London), the designer of this camera along with others including the incredibly popular Kodak Instamatic cameras of the 1960's, the Brownie 44B, and the Brownie Vecta, is a multiple award winning British industrial designer. Check out the his fascinating wikipedia page here.

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