Philips Box Flash

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The Box Flash is a Bakelite[1] box camera with a built-in flash reflector, made in the Netherlands by Philips. It was introduced in 1950. It takes 6x6cm frames on 620 film. The lens is coated. Its shutter has a fixed speed of 1/25 second (and 'B'), and the aperture is f/11.[2]


  1. The material is actually Philite, Philips' own thermoset resin material, used for making radio bodies, according to the Philips Box Flash page on Le Vieil Album
  2. Philips Box Flash on Sylvain Halgand's Collection Appareils