1958 Sears Camera Catalog

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1958 Sears Camera Catalog

Unread postby bakubo » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:07 am

http://www.vintag.es/2012/10/1958-sears-camera-catalog.html

Leica M3 for $456 -- adjusted for inflation that is $3676 in 2013 dollars.
Nikon S-2 for $415.
Rolleiflex for $349.50.
Speed Graphic Press Camera for $399.50.

Lots of other cameras, accessories, film, etc. Kind of cool to see.

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Re: 1958 Sears Camera Catalog

Unread postby Birma » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:34 am

Interesting Henry - it suggests that cameras really have become more expensive.

Waiting for Henry's 4,000th post! :)
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Re: 1958 Sears Camera Catalog

Unread postby bakubo » Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:40 am

Birma wrote:Waiting for Henry's 4,000th post! :)


I think this one is 5231! Did you see number 4000? I don't recall what it was. :lol:

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Re: 1958 Sears Camera Catalog

Unread postby Birma » Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:54 pm

I must have blinked and missed that one! I bet it was the next one after the one at the top of the page.
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Re: 1958 Sears Camera Catalog

Unread postby bfitzgerald » Sun Jul 10, 2016 2:32 pm

Something exciting about changing a flash bulb that is no longer here. I'm sure they would have paid a fortune for a modern flash back then


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