...the little camera that started it all.

(Sorry for the iPhone photos. I don't feel like dragging out the digiboatanchor)

Last week I bid on this box presentation set, to the tune of $145 including shipping. This is the one that made me admit my addiction to cameras and started my de-hoard liquidation.

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The reason I REALLY wanted this is because my original model came with the original purchase receipt, from Jacks Cameras. The presentation box with accessories... was also sold by Jacks Cameras!!

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Both of these were bought from eBay sellers in the Philly area, so I am pretty sure they were both sold by the same Jacks Cameras Inc., back in the 70's.

Isn't that cool?

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The original will be put in the display cabinet because its freshly returned with a new coupler, motor, lens cleaning, soldered connections, and new blue leather. The model 2 will be my daily walk around camera that gets knocked around in my messenger bag.