A short time ago I featured my Kodak Baby Brownie – an unusual camera for me as I have it for its cute Art Deco design rather than as a useable classic. Nevertheless, I did want to see what it could do but there was a problem – it takes 127 film which is no longer readily available.
However, I managed to get hold of an unexposed Ilford Selochrome Pan 127 (160ASA box speed) with an expiry date in 1966 so waited for a reasonably bright day to put in the baby and try some shots. Saturday was such a day so out with a film produced about 50 years ago in a camera manufactured around 20 years earlier than that.
All seemed to be going well until I had taken four shots then winding on became very difficult. I managed to get to the 7th but then it became…
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