Item 2018. - Polaroid 101 Camera

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Polaroid 101 Camera

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  • 1964-1967 (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation
    United States

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; approx 12.5 x 19.2 x 5.5 cm

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Item is a Polaroid instant camera with a metal body and a place for a tripod screw. It has manual focusing, through the use of a rangefinder, and a retractable viewfinder with parallax correction. The lens is 114 mm, with 3 glass elements, f8.8-42. Exposure is automatic, with shutter priority and the ability to capture multiple exposures, and the shutter is electronically controlled at a speed of 1/1200-10.″ The flash is synchronized with a PC connection and there is an external flash (Flashgun # 268) with M-3 bulbs. it usually sells for around $25. Serial number is D107455.

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Good condition

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The collection was donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Ken Van Velzer in 2018


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Polaroid Land Camera 101. Retrieved from; Polaroid: Polaroid 101. Retrieved from

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