Monday, June 27, 2011
Kodak Bantom RF 35mm Camera 1953 by Industrial Designer Arthur Crapsey
Woha! This is a Kodak Bantom RF 35 mm Camera designed by Arthur H. Crapsey. This bakelite camera was produced from 1953-1957 by Eastman Kodak. Crapsey was a degreed Ceramic Designer that joined the US Army Air Corps during WWII. He lost his leg and ended his flying career but began his career in industrial design. The Bantom RF makes 28 x 40mm exposures on Kodak's type 828 special 35 mm paper backed roll film. It features a non-self-cocking 300 shutter and 50 mm f/3.9 Kodak Ektanon lens. Because I am not able to verify the working condition of the camera I have it priced to sell.
The Bantom RF is available for sale HERE!