Antique & Vintage Photographic Equipment

Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2 Folding Camera

Eastman Kodak Company

Name: Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2 Folding
Type: Folding (Rollfilm)
Manufacturer: Eastman Kodak Company
Country of Origin: US
Construction: Conventional vertical format folding camera, covered in leatherette in various colours.
Plate / Film Size: 120 rollfilm for pictures 2" x 3"
Dimensions (w x h x l):  
Production Period: 1930 - 1934

The Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2 Folding 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 / Model C
Lens: Kodak Anastigmat
Shutter: Kodex No 0
Movements: None
Date of this Example: c1930
Serial Number: TBC
Availability:
  • Common [ ]
  • Uncommon [x]
  • Hard to Find [ ]
  • Scarce [ ]
Inventory Number: 115

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Description

Green version of the Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2 Folding camera with original green bellows. The bellows very stiff and starting to separate inside.

The matching leather covered case is a little grubby with tarnished metalwork, though it improves with cleaning.

Notes

Compare with the larger Rainbow Hawk-Eye No 2 Folding camera.