No. 3A Autographic Kodak Special

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A historically significant model, this is thought to be the first coupled rangefinder camera model ever sold, beginning circa 1916[1]. Its 1916 price of USD $109.50 would be equivalent to over $2,200 today[2].

While the 3A was designed to make 3-1/4" x 5-1/2" exposures on Kodak's A122 film, the similar No. 1A Autographic Kodak Special of 1917 was made for the smaller A116 film size.


  1. History of Kodak Cameras in Kodak Tech Pub AA-13
  2. Consumer Price Index Inflation Calculator] at the Bureau of Labor Statistics