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...
Prince-Flex “Camera”

Prince-Flex “Camera”

When I got this, I didn’t know what it was.   It’s not a camera. The fake shutter lever swings aside and the “lens” pops open and there’s a removable cup. Did it hold candy, or something? This tin “camera” is 1 1/4″ wide...
Rocket Camera

Rocket Camera

In the mid 1990’s we were driving to Alaska in an old beater Ford pickup, stopping here and there along the way. One of our stops was a junk store in Spuzzum, British Columbia. It was fate. It was kismet. It was absolutely meant to be. I can’t describe...