Deardorff V8 circa 1940
(no Front Swings)
    This 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 front swings)

                                                                         1931 V8 OS NFS converted to Front Swing (in 1982)
                                                                         Note the red wood and Gold painted metal



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