Tom Thumb Camera Radio

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The Tom Thumb Camera Radio is a pseudo-TLR camera for 828 film, combined with a valve radio. It was made in about 1948 by the Automatic Radio Manufacturing Company of Boston, MA.[1] It has a 7.5 cm f/5 Maestar lens,[2] and a simple 'I' and 'B' shutter. It has a small folding aluminium hood over the viewfinder. The front and rear of the camera are covered with dark red leatherette; the rest of the body is tan coloured.


  1. McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover). p87.
  2. Twin Lens article at Jim's Cameras Seattle.