Kodak No. 2 Folding Autographic Brownie

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The Kodak No. 2 Folding Autographic Brownie was a folding camera for the type 120 Autographic film. More than half a million models were made between 1915 and 1926, with a various design tweaks made along the way. The sharp edged boxes were changed to curved in 1917, and the foot shape changed from an S-shape to a C-curve in 1919.

Specifications

  • Type: Folding camera
  • Manufacturer: Kodak
  • Year of launch: 1915
  • Lens: To 1923: Achromatic lens or Rapid Rectilinear; 1925: Kodar f/7.9. UK Variation (1926): Anastigmat f/6.3 lens
  • Film/framesize: Roll film (size 120), "Autographic" variant / 2¼×3¼ "
  • Shutter: Kodex Ball Bearing Shutter with speeds B, T, 1/25 sec., and 1/50 sec.
  • Aperture: "1", "2", "3," "4" (f/8, f/16, f/32, and f/64)
  • Viewfinder: Reflecting type
  • Focusing: sliding focusing with lock
  • Weight c.530 grams

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