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  No.1A Autographic Kodak

No. 1A Autographic Kodak Camera was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak company from 1916 to 1924. Constructed of aluminum for strength and covered in seal grain leather. accompanied by a black leather bellows with the metal parts are finished in nickel or black enamel. Capable of taking twelve exposures 2 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches on No. A 116 autographic film cartridge. Fitted with a Kodak Rapid Rectilinear lens and the Kodak ball bearing shutter with variable speeds up to 1/100 second. An optional Kodak Anastigmat f7.7 lens was available. Additional features included a folding bellows design, automatic focusing lock, reversible finder, and two tripod sockets. Priced at $17.50 to $22.50, in 1916. The early 1916 version is depicted to the right and a later model from 1922 is depicted below. As you can see some dramatic design changes were made over the life of this camera.

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