Antique & Vintage Photographic Equipment

Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2A Folding Special Camera

Eastman Kodak Company

Name: Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2A Folding Special
Type: Folding (Rollfilm)
Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company
Country of Origin: US
Construction: Conventional vertical format folding camera, covered in leatherette in various colours. Identical in form to the standard model, but with better lens.
Plate / Film Size: 116 rollfilm for pictures 2" x 4"
Dimensions (w x h x l):  
Production Period: 1930 - 1933

The Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2A Folding Special camera was made in a set of colours, in common with many other models in the late 1920s and early 1930s. In common with the Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2A Folding camera, it was available in blue, brown, green, old rose and black

Model / Variant: Green
Lens: Kodak Anastigmat f6.3
Shutter: Kodex No 1
Movements: None
Date of this Example: c1930
Serial Number: TBC
Availability:
  • Common [ ]
  • Uncommon [x]
  • Hard to Find [ ]
  • Scarce [ ]
Inventory Number: 53

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Description

Green version of the Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2A Folding Special camera with matching bellows.

The handle is missing on this example. The lens on the front of the viewfinder is missing (screw fit).

There are minor marks to the paintwork and some scuffs to leather.

Notes

Compare with the Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2A Folding camera and the smaller Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2 Folding camera.