No 2 Hawk-Eye Special Box Camera
Eastman Kodak Company
|Name:||No 2 Hawk-Eye Special|
|Manufacturer:||Eastman Kodak Company|
|Country of Origin:||US|
|Construction:||Conventional box camera with a leatherette covered metal body, twin reflecting finders. The camera divides just behind the viewfinders, with the back section released by two pivoted catches and pulling out the winding key. Removing the rear section then reveals the film carrier assembly, allowing the film to be removed / loaded.|
|Production Period:||1928 - 1933|
|Plate / Film Size:||120 rollfilm|
|Dimensions (w x h x l):|
|Date of this Example:||c1928|
The No 2 Hawk-Eye Special box camera has an attractive embossed design into the imitation fine grained leather covering, which discriminates it from the plainer conventional Hawk-Eye models.
This camera is in exceptionally good condition, having come from another collector.
The camera is complete with its instruction booklet,
Taking with the Nos 2 and 2A Hawk-Eye Cameras Special, which is in
very good order. A date of February 1928 is printed inside the
I have only seen a few examples of this camera, but they are easily mistaken for the conventional and much more common standard Hawk-Eye box camera, particularly if a seller only provides poor quality or low resolution images.