The Chrislin Insta-Camera Model 100 was manufactured by the Camera Corporation of America (CCoA) located in Hicksville, New York in circa 1965. It was an competitor to Polaroid Instamatic camera, but it was unsuccessful and reportedly only a few hundred were made. The camera was constructed of a plastic body in two-tone blue. It was capable of capturing eight 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 inch direct positive exposures that self developed in 60 seconds. The custom film cartridge, Spectrapan film type 100, was packaged in a large plastic L-shaped cassette containing the film and developing chemistry. It originally sold for approximately $20.00.
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