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Polaroid Land Model J66 Instant Film Camera w/ Leather Case - $40 (Southwest Reno)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: Polaroid
model name / number: Model J66

This is one Polaroid Land Model J66 Instant Film Camera. Manufactured in 1961-63. Features automatic exposure, built-in light meter with low light warning indicator, lighten-darken control ring, flip-up viewfinder with frame lines, two-position zone focus for normal and close-up, and built-in hinged tilt-out flashgun for AG-1 bulbs (contains one bulb).

Solid polished steel body with grey leatherette covering and plastic trim. Strut folding collapsible front lens standard and bellows arrangement supported by four scissor struts. This particular camera is one of the original cameras manufactured before 1962 with the yellow dot on the lighten-darken control knob (as opposed to blue and green dots on later versions), which was to serve as a footage indicator in the near future when color film would be introduced. Comes with original Polaroid leather case and instruction manual. Made in USA.

FEATURES:

  • 114mm f/19 meniscus single element plastic lens
  • Pneumatic rotary shutter 1/15 - 1/1000
  • Automatic exposure system - Shutter speed controlled by selenium cell
  • Built-in hinged tilt-out flash for AG-1 bulbs
  • Uses Polaroid Type 47 film rolls with 3000 speed
  • Lighten/Darken control
  • Flip-up viewfinder with frame lines
  • Two-position zone focus for normal and close-up
  • Leather wrist strap
  • Made in USA

CONDITION:
Excellent clean vintage condition. Interior steel rollers are clean. Lens and viewfinder are clean and clear with no visible scratches, haze or fungus. Shutter cocks and fires. Bellows are in very nice condition and light tight. Strut mechanism opens and closes as it should.

**IF THIS LISTING IS ACTIVE, THEN THE ITEM IS STILL AVAILABLE.

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