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The Age Of Imagery

Late last year I went to a local garage sale and found a box of old camera gear and what caught my eye was a very old folding Kodak Retina camera. For some reason I had an urge to buy it and, as it only cost $10, I thought why not. When I brought it home, I discovered that it was in much better condition that I’d realised, virtually mint, and everything worked perfectly. After some internet searching and sending a query to a collector of these cameras, it was confirmed that this Kodak Retina was manufactured around 1957/1958 in Germany (as they were). I’m absolutely gobsmacked that such an old camera can still be in such good condition and even the case was too good to believe, a credit to the previous owner/s.

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