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  Donald Duck Camera

The Donald Duck camera was manufactured made by the Herbert George Company of Chicago Illinois in circa 1946. It was constructed of a rigid shock-resistant bakelite plastic with a molded built-in view finder located on the top of the camera. It was capable of capturing twelve exposures, 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 inch in size, on number 127 color or black & white roll film. It featured a fixed focus lens and simple snap shot shutter for quick shots. This was the first camera patented by George L. Isreal in 1946. The original models were olive drab color, with later ones in black. The back featured a unique artwork of the Disney characters, Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie. This camera model was also used for several other models including the Happi-Time, Herco 12, and Roy Rogers Jr.

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