I got this camera for two reasons: 1) A developing interest in bakelite cameras; 2) an interest in inexpensive cameras that take 120 film.

There’s really not much to be said about it. As mentioned above it takes 120 film in a 6×6 frame. It was made from the late 1950s into the 1970s and has a bakelite body with a viewfinder on top. A clip on the side allows the entire back to be removed so that the film can be inserted.

It has a fixed 72.5, single element (meniscus) lens. A slider allows you to select from two apertures: cloudy (f11) and sunny (f16). There is a third setting which allows you to angage a yellow filter along with the f11 setting. Shutter speed is said to be around 1/30 second. It has a red winter for counting frames, but it isn’t covered to take care not to expose it to too much light.

Other than that there’s just the winder knob and the shutter release.

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