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Marcy's Ansco Dollar Camera:

The Ansco Dollar camera is a simple box camera that I picked up in Belfast, Maine. It takes 8 images on 127 film. They're cleaner images than I was expecting. Except for that thread in the corner.

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Taken through the filthy windshield. The fog on the Columbia River was really cool.

Trying to show a better picture of how "Ansco Dollar Camera" is stamped on the front.

 

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McKeown's PRICE GUIDE TO ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAMERAS 2001-2002 states, "c1910-28. A small 4x3x2" box camera for 127 film. Available in black, burgundy or green. No strap. Some are identified "Ansco Dollar Camera" on the front. The same camera in red and with a strap was sold as the Kiddie Camera c1926-29. $20-$30."

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