This is a circa 1909-16 Kodak fold out camera. It would add a wonderful decorative touch to your den or you can use it as a backdrop to your photographic backdrops. It may even be usable as a camera.
This was my mother's 1st camera, and she used it up through 1960. However, I don't know if it still is usable as a camera. It hasn't been used since then. The baffle still operates with ease.
Condition: Overall, this antique is in "good" condition. I've taken several pictures so you can see it's condition. The outside leather covering is deteriorating some as you can see from the pictures, but I think it just needs some lanolin treatment to stop the checking. The baffle is in good condition, though...no deterioration.
The film window is red cellophane. The leather handle is missing.
The door opens well, and the locking lever is working well, too. There is some pitting and rusting on the inside metal housing, but it can be cleaned up nicely with a gentle buffing with an emory cloth and mineral oil treatment. The sliding mechanism works smoothly.
Overall condition: Good (for its age)
This item will be shipped in bubble wrap and cushioning to protect it, and shipped in a priority mail box.
** As always, if you wish to purchase more than one item, I'll be happy to combine shipping for you.
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