Ansco Dollar

Ansco Dollar

If you fork over a dollar for an Ansco Dollar Camera, you’re getting a lot of bang for your buck.  My Ansco Dollar camera is a simple box camera that I picked up in Belfast, Maine. It takes 8 images on 127 film. I’m sure I paid more than a dollar, but not...
Imperial 620

Imperial 620

Imperial 620 and Imperial Herco 620: The Imperial Six-Twenty Snap Shot camera was made in the USA. It’s completely plastic, right down to it’s cute little plastic handle. It’s 2 3/4″ wide 3 1/8″ deep and 3 3/8″ tall (not including the viewfinder)....
Birdseye Camera

Birdseye Camera

I had some fun with the Birdseye camera today. Took my friend’s eagle sculpture out for a photo opp. (That’s at the bottom of the page.) The original review is here: Cam McCubbin sent the Birdseye to me, all the way from Canada. It accepts 620 film, so I...
JEM Jr. Box Camera

JEM Jr. Box Camera

    Here’s a nifty all metal box camera that I picked up in Conway, WA. It’s got top and side viewfinders. Made by the J. E. Mergott Co. in Newark NJ, the camera takes eight 6×9 images on 120 film. On the top of the body is a small lever for...
Conley Kewpie #2 Box Camera

Conley Kewpie #2 Box Camera

I bought this Kewpie #2 at a camera show for $15.00. That’s more than I usually spend on any camera, let alone a simple box camera, but it was in great shape. I bought it for Mike Levy, who ended up trading me his book SELECTING AND USING CLASSIC CAMERAS for it....