Antique & Vintage Photographic Equipment

No 2 Film Pack Hawk-Eye

Kodak Limited

Name: No 2 Film Pack Hawk-Eye
Type: Box (sheet film)
Manufacturer: Kodak Ltd
Country of Origin: UK
Construction: Conventional shaped box camera but for sheet film in special packs rather than rollfilm. Two brilliant viewfinders. Strap on top is embossed with the name of the camera, which is also printed inside the removable back.
Production Period: 1922 - 1925

 

Model / Variant: Black (UK)
Plate / Film Size: No 520 film pack (for pictures 2" x 3")
Lens: Meniscus
Shutter: Rotary
Movements: None
Dimensions (w x h x l):  
Date of this Example: c1925
Serial Number: None
Availability:
  • Common [x]
  • Uncommon [ ]
  • Hard to Find [ ]
  • Scarce [ ]
Inventory Number: 3

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Description

UK model of the No 2 Film Pack Hawk-Eye for 520 sheet film packs. The camera has a fine black crackle finish.

The camera is complete with its original pale blue sales carton and instruction sheet.

The instruction sheet is titled "Advice to the owner of this Camera". It is a single stiff card sheet with advice on one side, and application for the Kodak magazine on the reverse.

Notes

This camera was also used as a premium camera on both sides of the Atlantic. For an example of the US camera, refer to the First Aid premium version.