Alternative Name(s): Film Cassette; Film Roll or Roll Film.
Kodapak 126 film demonstration cartridge, used to demonstrate the loading of film into Kodak Instamatic cameras, circa 1963 - 1970. The demo or dummy cartridge contains a blank plastic strip instead of sensitised film.
This product is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.
Kodak 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.
Black plastic film cartridge with two cylindrical ends for the reception of a 35mm film cartridge. The front face has a printed paper label and textured, moulded finish.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Front, cast: 'KODAK' Front, label, printed: 'KODAPAK DEMONSTRATION CARTRIDGE / Not for Sale. Use only to demonstrate loading / [...] Kodak HOLES / INDICATE / EXPOSURE / NUMBERS Kodak / [,,,] cartridge for next demonstration.'
Type of item
85 mm (Width), 42 mm (Depth), 23 mm (Height)
Dimensions taken according to correct orientation when loading into camera.