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Art Deco Cameras

Cameras from a Special Era

Here are the Art Deco and other decorative cameras in my collection with date of introduction and film type. View the image galley here:- Gallery

I use a star system to rate cameras against their Art Deco credentials.

RatingArt Deco Credentials
star star star star star Iconic: Famous, well-known and celebrated
star star star star Significant: Pronounced and self evident
star star star Noteworthy: Worth giving special attention
star star Acceptable: Modest and restricted
star Limited: Minor and insubstantial

Manufacturers

Agfa | Agfa-Ansco | Agilux | Altissa | Argus | Artima | Balda | Bilora | Braun | Coronet | Dacora | Dufa |Elliott | Ensign | Ferrania | Fex-Indo | Franke & Heidecke | Georges Paris | Gevaert | Ilford | Iloca | Kodak | M.I.O.M. | Purma | Rajar | Soho | Spartus | Tiranty | Univex | Zeiss Ikon | Zenith

Agfa

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Speedex 0
1932127
star star star star star
Billy Clack
No. 74
1934120
star star star star star
Billy Clack
No. 51
1934120
star star star star
Billy Compur
1934120
star star star star
Trolix
1936120
star star star star
Karat
1936Rapid
35mm
star star star star
Billy Record 8.8
1936120
star star star
Synchro Box
1949120

Agfa-Ansco

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
PD16 Plenax
1935616

Agilux

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Agiflash
1954127

Altissa

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Box 200
1936120
star star star
Box D
1948120

Argus

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
A2B Pre-War
193935mm
star star star star
A2F
193935mm
star star star
A2B Post-War
194535mm
star star
C3
194735mm

Artima

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Photo-Magic
1950127

Balda

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Juwella
1937120

Bilora

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Blitz Box
1948120
star star star
Boy
1949127
star star star
Bella 44
1958127

Braun

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Imperial
1951120

Coronet

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Rex Folding 7.7
1930120
star star star
Rex Folding
1930120
star star star star star
Midget
193516mm
star star star
Vogue
1936828
star star star
Cub
1939828
star star star
Popular Twelve
1952120/620
star star star
6x6 Flashmaster
1953120
star star
Rex
1955120
star
Captain
1955120

Dacora

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Daco I
1949120

Dufa

 ModelDateFilm
star
Pionyr
1941120

Elliott

 ModelDateFilm
star
V.P. Twin
1929127
star star
Vista Colour
1940120

Ensign

 ModelDateFilm
star
Box Ensign 2½
1923116
star star
E20
1927120
star
E29
1930E29
star star
Pocket E-20
1930120
star star star star
Pocket Twenty
1931120
star star star star
Selfix 20 g
1933120
star star star star
Midget 33
1934E10
star star star star
Midget 55
1934E10
star star star star
Midget 22
1935E10
star star star star
Selfix 20 j
1936120
star star star
Selfix 220
1939120
star star star
Ful-Vue II
1953120

Ferrania

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Ibis 44
1956127

Fex/Indo

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
SuperFex
1945127
star star star star
Ultra Himalaya
1951620

Franke & Heidecke

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Rolleicord I
1933120

Georges Paris

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Gap
1947120

Gevaert

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Gevabox 6x6
1950120
star star
Gevabox 6x9
1951120

Ilford

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Craftsman
1949120
star star star
Envoy
1955120/620

Iloca

 ModelDateFilm
star
Quick-A
195235mm

Kodak Box

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Beau Brownie
No.2
1930120
star star star star star
Beau Brownie
No.2A
1930116
star star star star star
Six-16 Brownie
1933616
star star star star star
Six-20 Brownie Junior
1934620
star star star star star
Six-16 Brownie Junior
1934616
star star star star
Six-20 'Brownie' B
1937620
star star
Six-20 Brownie Senior
1939620
star star star
Brownie Target Six-20
1946620
star star star
Brownie Target Six-16
1946616
star star
Brownie Reflex
1946127
star star star
Six-20 Brownie E
1947620
star star
Duaflex I
1949620
star star star
Brownie Hawkeye
Flash
1950620
star
Brownie Six-20 D
1953620
star star
Duaflex II
1955620

Kodak Solid Body

star star star star
Baby Brownie
1934127
star star star star star
Eastman Bullet
1936127
star star star star
Baby Brownie Special
1939127

Kodak Folding

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
No 1A Gift Kodak
1930116
star star star star star
Hawkette
1930120
star star star star star
Six-20 'Kodak'
1932620
star star star star star
Six-16 'Kodak' US
1932616
star star star star star
Six-16 'Kodak' Canadian
1932616
star star star star star
Jiffy Kodak Six-20
1933620
star star star star star
Jiffy Kodak Six-16
1933616
star star star star
Junior 616
1933616
star star star star star
Six-20 'Kodak'
Mod C
1934620
star star star star
Jiffy Kodak V.P.
1935127
star star star star star
Bantam Special
1936828
star star star star star
Retina 126
193635mm
star star star star
Vollenda 620
1936620
star star star star
Duo Six-20
1937620
star star star star star
Six-16 'Kodak'
Mod C
1938616
star star star star
Kodak Bantam
1938828

M.I.O.M.

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Photax III
1947620

Purma

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Special
1937127

Rajar

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
No.6
1929120

Soho

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
The Myna
1929120
star star
Cadet
1930120
star star star
Myna All Distance
1932120
star star star star star
Pilot
1933120
star star
Model B
1935120

Spartus

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Press Flash
1939120

Tiranty

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Bobox
1945120

Univex

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
A
1933No.00
star star star star
AF-2
1936No.00
star
Mercury II
194535mm

Zeiss Ikon

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Ikoflex I
1934120
star star star
Baby Box Tengor
1934127
star star star
Box-Tengor 54/2
1934120
star star star star
Nettar S
1935120
star star star star
Simplex 511/2
1935120
star star star star
Nettar 515
1937120
star star star
Erabox
1937120
star star
Box-Tengor 56/2
1951120

Zenith

 ModelDateFilm
star
Comet
1947127