Item 2018. - Polaroid Colorpack 80 Camera

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Polaroid Colorpack 80 Camera

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  • 1971-1975 (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation
    Bell & Howell plant

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; approx 14.5 x 15 x 14 cm

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Item is a Polaroid instant camera with a plastic body and wrist strap, that now usually sells for around $20. It comes with a manual. Shutter is automatic and speeds vary from 1/500 to 1 sec. Aperture controls vary based on film: F/9 for standard Polacolor 88, F/60 for standard film 87 (3 000 ASA). Photos are automatically exposed and exposure compensation is manual, through the use of a lighten or darken photographs dial. Flash uses a standard flash-cube. Serial number is HC155A.

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Excellent 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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