Vintage 6 x 6cm folding cameras.
117 roll film became available in 1900 specifically for 6 x 6cm format, but never really became popular, being discontinued in 1949. 120 roll film was introduced around the same time in 6 x 9cm format, or rather its imperial equivalent, using a different spool. The first uses of 120 film in 6 x 6cm format came around 1928, by which time both the film and development chemistries had evolved to the point where the image grain was acceptable. 6 x 6cm cameras became common in the 1930s but the 6 x 6cm folding camera had it's heyday in the 1950s.
Those in the LICM collection are listed here in date order, starting with the oldest.
|Ensign Auto-range 220 Folding 120 roll film camera, c1939|
|Ensign Commando Folding 120 roll film camera, c1945|
|Zeiss Ikon Ikonta B (521/16) 120 folding roll film camera, c1948|
|Agilux, Agifold 120/620 roll film folding rangefinder camera. c1950|
|Ensign Selfix 16-20 Folding 120 roll film camera, c1950|
|Voigtländer Perkeo I, 120 roll film camera, c1950|
|Dacora 120 roll film camera, c1952|
|Dacora 1, 120 roll film camera, c1952|
|Ensign Selfix 220 Folding 120 roll film camera, c1952|
|Agfa, Isolette 1, 120 folding roll film camera, c1954|
|Zeiss Ikon Nettar 517/16 120 roll film camera, c1954|
|Zeiss Ikon Nettar 518/16 120 roll film camera, c1955|
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