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For sale here we have the above WW11 aircraft reconnaissance camera.
Made by Eastman Kodak Rochester N.Y. USA during the Second World War. A modified but compatible version to the earlier British K-24 with lower weight this was made for use by US forces.
This unit is as you see it in the photographs…
7″ F2.5 Lens Cone property Air Forces US Army type K24
Adjustable concertina section
and film plate holder section.
If you need any further information contact us and we will endeavour to supply it.
This CAMERA came to us as part of a lot of surplus stock from a large ‘Milspec’ type Co.
In response to a recent enquiry we have added more photographs of the lens from front and back, these revealed that there seems to be some debris inside the lens, what looks like small particles of metal are dotted around, we are not sure if it could be unscrewed to give access for cleaning, when we tried we did find that the aperture is opened and closed by a chunky metal ring which surrounds the main body of the lens but could find nothing else that unscrewed easily. We did not want to force anything in case of causing damage.
The chunky metal ring which opens and closes the aperture is marked…
Kodak K-24 Aero-Ektar 7in f:2.5 2.5 4 5.6 8 11 16
If you have similar items to this, or indeed any components or equipment that are surplus to requirements please contact us with details.