Monday, August 23, 2010

my new (old) friend



I'm in love with a brownie!
Meet my $2 thrift store find:
a Brownie Hawkeye Flash.

Can't wait to get my new friend cleaned up.

Next on the to-do list: learn to develop my own film.

Produced 1950-61 (1955) Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY USA
Film type 620 rollfilm
Picture size 6x6
Weight 15.5oz (439.4g)
Lens single element meniscus
Focal range assume 2m to infinity for most box cameras
Shutter simple spring w/sliding aperture disc
Shutter speeds one speed, about 1/30 (?) plus 'B'
Viewfinder single mirror reflector
Exposure meter none




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1 comment:

  1. So Jealous! I love thrift stores about as much as I LOVE this camera!

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