The Detrola Model G was manufactured by the Detrola Corporation in Detroit, Michigan from circa 1938 to 1940. This camera was constructed of bakelite plastic with a molded optical view finder. The finder is often found distorted or shrunken due to temperature and aging. All exposed metal parts were finished with chromium plate. The camera was capable of capturing sixteen exposures on standard 8 exposure film no. 127 roll film for taking 1 5/8 inch by 1 3/16 inch negatives. It was similar to the Model H except that it did not have an exposure meter, which reduced the cost. It was fitted with a Detrola or Ilex f4.5 Anastigmat fixed focus lens corrected for color photography that was mounted on a telescoping lens mount. The shutter provided instantaneous speeds from 1/25 to 1/200th of a second, including time and bulb. The camera measured f5 by 2 5/8 by 2 inches. The Model G was affordably priced from $9.95 to $12.50. The carrying case was extra priced around $3.49.
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