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  Philips Box Flash


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The Philips Box Flash was manufactured by the Philips N.V company of Eindhoven, Netherlands in circa 1950. It was made of a thermoset resin, or plastic bakelite type material called Philite. It was the same material Philips' used for making radio bodies. The design incorporated a built-in flash reflector. The camera was capable of capturing 6x6cm exposures on no. 620 roll film. It was fitted with a fix-focus coated f11 lens and a single speed shutter providing 1/25 second, including bulb.


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