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Mick-A-Matic Toy Camera

Toronto. A few weeks ago John Linsky lent me two cameras and two books. The idea of making cameras for children began in the early days of the 20th century when Kodak introduced  the Browne line in 1900, packed in boxes … Continue reading

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Beautiful Teco 5 Box Camera

Toronto. On Wednesday I had an email from Noel Machado with a question about this gorgeous box camera branded as a Teco Model 5. To my knowledge, most cameras of that era made with a varnished wood exterior and brass … Continue reading

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Box Cameras

Toronto. Today is Boxing day – or week, or month depending on the marketing pitch! Regardless, it is a fitting day to remember the box camera. I had box cameras as a kid – old Kodaks I took apart; a … Continue reading

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