An Unexpected Arrival – A Kodak Retina 1a

IntroductionThis little (and I do mean little) beauty was something of an unexpected purchase. I have recently won a couple of online auctions for a variety of vintage cameras from a German seller. Nothing was very expensive but owing to a query on our address, we entered into an email conversation. He was disposing of…

1919 Contessa Nettel Cocorette Contessa

Dear reader, you will later hear about the Praktica BX20 that I bought a while ago which just about satisfies the requirements for a vintage camera, ie. over 30 years old. However, today’s post is about a recently acquired true antique being over 100 years old – a 1919 Contessa Nettel Cocorette Contessa folding camera….