Photo Vanity - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Photo Vanity

c. 1926

Ansco Photo Products Inc.

Binghampton

USA

Image of Photo Vanity

Lens:
Simple.

Shutter:
Single speed sector, spring powered.

Construction:
Wood case.

Format:
1 ⅝" x 2 ¼" exposures on Ansco 2c roll-film (127 size).

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
Box camera contained in a vanity case containing a comb and holders for powder, lipstick, and rouge. There is a mirror in the lid and a compartment under the containers. The containers are thin plastic with a green design on them, the case is covered in deep grained Rexene with brass lock and cover to the shutter release.
Reflecting view-finder.
Film advance indicated by red window. Not coupled.

This comprises a simple camera built into a vanity case. The reflecting finder and shutter release are accessible from the outside of the case. Also available in other colours.

Illustrations:
Auer, History, p. 89.

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