Kodak Brownie 127 (1)

First model version 2 1956-1959

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Type: Solid Body Eyelevel Rollfilm

Introduced: 1952

Discontinued: 1959

Film Size: 127

Picture Size: 1 5/8 X 2 1/2″

Manufactured: UK

Lens: Meniscus F/14, 65mm

Shutter: Single Speed 1/50 Sec

Numbers Made: Millions (1,000,000 By Aug 1954)

Original Price: $4.75


The Brownie 127 has a moulded smooth plastic body with broad horizontal steps and an optical direct vision finder.


1952-1955: The first Brownie 127 camera had a plain lens face-plate.

1956-1959: The original plain lens face-plate was replaced with a cross-hatched face-plate.

Fun Facts:

263,000 of these cameras were exported to the United States and Canada between May, 1953 and September, 1954. The Brownie 127 ranks right up there with the most popular Kodak cameras made.


Source: http://www.brownie-camera.com/