Kodak Instamatic M18 movie camera in carry bag with detachable pistol grip with wrist strap, and instruction booklet, manufactured circa 1968.

This object is part of the Kodak Heritage Collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.

Physical Description

Movie camera with hard black plastic body and Kodak Zoom lens, housed in brown, reinforced leather carry bag with snap button closure and leather strap. Also included were the detachable plastic pistol grip with cotton wrist strap.

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