V8 circa 1940
(no Front Swings)
basic model was made from 1930-1949. There are literally hundreds of these
cameras in use today. It is also the basis of the V8 produced from
1950-88 with front swings.
Nearly all the parts are interchangeable. That makes it one of the longest
production cameras in the world! Lens board sizes were 1930-38 6x6 square
cornered 1/8in. rabbit. 1938-88 6x6 round cornered.
Catalog pages from 1940 (no
1931 V8 OS NFS converted to Front Swing (in 1982)
Note the red wood and Gold painted metal
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