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Marcy's Ansco Dollar Camera:
The Ansco Dollar camera is a simple box camera that I picked up in Belfast, Maine. It takes 8 images on 127 film. They're cleaner images than I was expecting. Except for that thread in the corner.
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Taken through the filthy windshield. The fog on the Columbia River was really cool.
Trying to show a better picture of how "Ansco Dollar Camera" is stamped on the front.
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McKeown's PRICE GUIDE TO ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAMERAS 2001-2002 states, "c1910-28. A small 4x3½x2½" box camera for 127 film. Available in black, burgundy or green. No strap. Some are identified "Ansco Dollar Camera" on the front. The same camera in red and with a strap was sold as the Kiddie Camera c1926-29. $20-$30."
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