Kodak No. 2 Hawkette

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The Kodak No. 2 Hawkette is a folding camera using 120 roll film, made by Kodak in 1930.[1] The body is mottled brown Bakelite with art-deco details.
The camera was sold only through premium advertising promotions.

Specifications

  • Type: 120 Roll Film - 6x9 folding camera.
  • Size (WxHxD): 182 mm x 104 mm x 38 mm (closed), 182 mm x 104 mm x 122 mm (open).
  • Image Format: 6 x 9 medium format
  • Lens: 105mm single element meniscus (unmarked)
  • Apertures: f/16, f/22 and f/32
  • Shutter: Rotary
  • Focusing: Fixed, most likely 5ft to infinity
  • Shutter Speeds: Instant (most likely around 1/30th) and Time
  • Viewfinder Waist level finder.
  • Film Loading Manual - hinged back.
  • Film Transport Manual wind knob
  • Flash Contact: None
  • Tripod Socket: None


Notes

  1. Coe, Brian: Kodak Cameras, the First Hundred Years; Hove Foto Books, Hove, UK. 1988; ISBN 0-906447-44-5, or 2nd edition, 2003; ISBN 1874707375. p.59.

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