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Was $69

The classic Mark XII, in hard-to-find blue.

I will also send, at no charge, one roll of Fujicolor 620 (120 film on a 620 roll) to get you started.

This is a light blue Imperial Mark XII box camera, possibly the hardest of colors to find. It is in good vintage condition. The face plate is beautiful, and the shutter fires appropriately. Part of the blue plastic surface has a hazy, film-like discoloration, which did not show up well in the photos (you can see some of it in photo 4 on the side of the camera). There is a small sticker / sticker residue on the top of the camera just above the viewfinder (photo 5), which I have not tried to remove. On the back, the strap appears to have caused some small melted-looking spots that can be seen in photo 4. The strap is in good condition.

I have not film-tested this camera and am selling it as is, but I have no reason to believe that it would not work. The shutter fires, the lens is in excellent condition, and the interior looks fine. It contains one metal receiving spool.

The flash is the II Flash model, also produced by Herbert George, and is in great condition. The bulb release lever is discolored but it moves smoothly. No bulbs are included in this listing.

The box is in good condition with light rubbing and the word "blue" written in small letters on the top. It contains the original cardboard insert which keeps the camera and flash in place as well as the instruction manuals and an old film return envelope.

Although 620 is not readily available anymore, 120 film rolled onto 620 spools can be found online or you can roll your own. I love 120 and 620 film because it has the advantage of being square, medium-format, which means that the negatives are larger than 35mm negatives which have the potential to produce higher-resolution images.

If you are interested in experimenting with your photography, double exposures can be achieved with these cameras by taking two shots before winding the film. Toy cameras like this one with plastic lenses often produce interesting vignetting in photographs. This is a very easy model of camera to use; it's just point and click.

Production Date: 1960s
Producer: Herbert George, Chicago
Color: light blue
Film: 620 or 120 rolled onto 620 spools


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Sale: RARE Light Blue Imperial Mark XII Six Twenty with Flash Unit with Free 620 Film, Vintage Camera in Original Box with Instructions

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: plastic, film
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 71 reviews
  • Favorited by: 51 people