Kodak Mini Enlarger, Model 1

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  1. wubaja

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    I have an Eastman Kodak "Mini" Enlarger and the only "identifying data" is the patent number and that it is a Model 1. I bought it from a friend in the mid 1970's but never used it! Now, I'm wondering if it is something that I should pass on to my grandkids as an heirloom, sell on e-Bay or Craigs, donate to a museum, or just put on the shelf as a decoration.

    Does anyone have any idea of its value to a collector or ?????

    Thanks in advance for your help.
     
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    What condition is it in? Can you post a picture?
     
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    Hey, I forgot to welcome you to APUG.
     
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    I sent some photos few days ago. Did they arrive in your e-mail?
     
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    This sounds so amazing!!!!
     
  6. Sparky1945

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    wubaja,

    Did you find out anything about your enlarger? Would you please send me a picture or two of your enlarger.
     
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    I think these are the pictures of the enlarger in question. The OP can confirm or correct me if not.
     

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    kodak enlarger

    Thanks Fotch,

    It is not the same thing that I have I think mine may have been more of a toy.

    Thanks again,

    Sparky1945
     
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    Kodak Portable Miniature Enlarger Model 1

    I have one of these units that I got from a friend long ago. It is in great shape and very small. He used it as a military photographer way way back. It is so small he could set up shop in a pup tent. I have attached a picture of the unit beside a standard guitar for comparison. This would be perfect for someone with very limited space.

    Kodak Portable Miniature Enlarger Model 1.jpg
     
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    Welcome to APUG. Use it, have some fun.
     
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    Unscrew the lens so the light shines down. Set a white lamp shade on the baseboard and use it as a decorative lamp.:smile: