Kodak Instamatic 500

This camera, the Kodak Instamatic 500, was made in Germany between 1963 and 1966. It is the high end of the Instamatic line. Its clean design is solid and attractive, in a Werra sort of way.

Make Kodak
Model Instamatic 500
Year 1963 – 1966
Format 126
Shutter Compur
Speed B,1/30 – 1/500
Lens Schneider-Kreuznach Xenar
f2.8 38mm
Focus 1ft – ∞
Aperture f2.8 to 22
Light Meter Yes
Rangefinder No

Here is the first roll of B&W film through the camera. Respooled APX 100. HC-110 stand-developed 30min.

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