Item 2018. - Polaroid 160 Camera

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Polaroid 160 Camera

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  • 1962-1965 (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; 15 x 23.5 x 7 cm

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Item is a Polaroid instant camera with a leather carrying strap and usually retails for around $15. It comes with a manual. It uses a M-sync Polaroid hot shoe flash and the lens is a 130 mm element glass f/8.8. The camera has a tripod socket on the bottom and the shutter has 4 speeds 1/12, 1/25, 1/50 and 1/100. Serial number is D549935.

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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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Vintage 1962-1965 Polaroid Handheld Model 160 Land Camera. Retrieved from Polaroid: Polaroid 160. Retrieved from

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