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Discover the joy of film photography with this cute vintage box camera. Made in England from the thirties to the fifties, the Conway Popular Model looks fabulous and you can still buy film for it.

Lovely to look at and fun to use.

♥ Details:

- Uses 120 roll film.
- Meniscus lens.
- Single speed shutter
- Format: 3 ¼” x 2 ¼”.
- Two viewfinders - one on top and one at side.
- Timer – pull out then press shutter for required time and close timer.
- Filter – for polarising landscape / outdoor shots during bright sunlight.

How to open – Pull out the winder and begin to turn clockwise whilst also undoing the side snaps. The two camera sides will pull apart.

♥ Condition:
Good clean condition, just the odd scuff. All camera parts appear to work but not tested with new film.

♥ About:

Produced by Standard Cameras Ltd. in Birmingham, England which manufactured cameras from 1931 to 1955.

Here is a link to the useful site camerapedia which features a pdf of the camera manual:
http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Standard_Cameras_Ltd

♥ Buying and developing film:

Buying new film - a quick search on the Internet will bring up many sources but here's a couple to get you started:
http://www.fotoimpex.de/anglicus/index.html
http://www.jandcphotography.com/
http://www.mailshotsuk.co.uk/index.html

Many mainstream photo labs still offer film processing for the various formats so it's worth asking your local lab.

♥ Take a look at my store for more lovely vintage buys.

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Vintage Conway camera. Popular Model. Made in England. 1930's 40's film camera.


Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1930s
  • Ships worldwide from United Kingdom
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