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Old 09-28-2016   #1
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It's a Stereo Realist that I got for Xmas. The two little windows close to the baseplate are the RF.

Nice collection, BTW.
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thanks for starting this thread and thanks to all who have contributed so far
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This thread needs some Kardon and some Detrola.
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US Army Signal Corps Kodak Signet KE-7 by Mike Novak, on Flickr
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I love that round clip-on meter.

It's not small !
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Kodak Medalist, 1946 version (Same one as in my avatar.) A lovely camera. In the lens-mug, my own cold brew
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If we want to get technical, Ansco cameras were really just re-branded Agfas, so German. The same holds true for Kodak Retinas.
On the other hand, both your Anscos are cool, so I won't complain if nobody else does!
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Another Brick in the Wall



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Three American made cameras, the outer two being rangefinders:



The one I use on a more regular basis:



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Is anyone's Medalist converted to 120? I've always been impressed by the negs from these cameras but the thought of filing down 120 spools or re-spooling to 620 puts me off! Is the conversion available or difficult to DIY?
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Here's what I think is the rarest camera in my collection. A Cee-ay 35. Only made for a few months before the tooling was sold to Ciro and it became the Ciro 35.
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Is anyone's Medalist converted to 120? I've always been impressed by the negs from these cameras but the thought of filing down 120 spools or re-spooling to 620 puts me off! Is the conversion available or difficult to DIY?
Mine is a plain ol' 620 Medalist, and though respooling isn't hard, it does make spontaneously tossing a roll in the camera difficult. If I had it to do over again I'd get the feed side converted.
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