Ulca - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Ulca

c. 1933

Image of Ulca

Lens:
c. 30 mm meniscus, fixed aperture.

Shutter:
Pivoted single-blade return, spring powered, setting for T and I.

Construction:
Metal.

Format:
8, 2 x 2 cm exposures on paper-backed roll-film.

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
Frame view-finder.
Film advance indicated by red window, not coupled to shutter.

With:
Roll of film. Box containing 2 rolls of film for 8 exposures.

This is a cheap, novelty, camera from the 1930s. It was produced under a number of names - Ulca, Le Photolet - and with different country markings and finishes.

The US patent shows the inventor to be Otto Henneberger of Nuremberg.

References & Notes:
US Pat. 1989449.

Illustrations:
MA, 566.

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