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Art Deco Cameras

Cameras from a Special Era

Here are the Art Deco and other decorative cameras in my collection with date of introduction and film type.
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I use a star system to rate cameras against their Art Deco credentials.

RatingArt Deco Credentials
star star star star star Iconic: Famous, well-known and celebrated
star star star star Significant: Pronounced and self evident
star star star Noteworthy: Worth giving special attention
star star Acceptable: Modest and restricted
star Limited: Minor and insubstantial

Manufacturers

Agfa | Agfa-Ansco | Agilux | Altissa | Ansco | Argus | Artima | Balda | Bencini | Bilora | Braun | Casa Univex | Coronet | Dacora | Detrola | Dufa |Elliott | Ensign | Ferrania | Fex‑Indo | Franke & Heidecke | Genos | Georges Paris | Gevaert | Houghton | Ilford | Iloca | Indra | Kershaw Soho | Kodak | Lumière | Metropolitan | M.I.O.M. | Monarch | Nuro | P&B | Purma | Rajar | Rheinmetall | Sida | Soho | Spartus | Standard | Tiranty | Truvox | Univex | Utility | Vredeborch | Whitehouse | Wirgin | Zeiss Ikon | Zenith

Agfa

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Speedex 0
1932127
star star star star star
Billy Clack
No. 74
1934120
star star star star star
Billy Clack
No. 51
1934120
star star star star
Billy Compur
1934120
star star star star
Trolix
1936120
star star star star
Karat
1936Rapid
star star star star
Billy Record 8.8
1936120
star star
Box B-2
1937120
star star star
Synchro Box
1949120

Agfa-Ansco

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Royal 1A Ostrich Skin
1925116
star star star
Readyset Royal Silver Fox
1931120
star star star star star
PD16 Plenax
1935616
star star star
PB20 Viking
1940620

Agilux

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Agiflash
1954127

Altissa

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Box 200
1936120
star star star
Box D
1948120

Ansco

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Shur-Shot Jr.
1948120
star star
Panda
1950620
star star
Shur-Flash
1953120

Argus

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
A2B Pre-War
1939135
star star star star
A2F
1939135
star star star
A2B Post-War
1945135
star star
C3
1947135

Artima

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Photo-Magic
1950127

Balda

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Rollbox
1935120
star star star
Frontbox
1935120
star star star star
Juwella
1937120
star star star
Juwella 4.5
1937120

Bencini

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Comet
1948127

Bilora

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Box
1946120
star star star
Blitz Box
1948120
star star star
Boy
1949127
star star star
Boy Luxus
1950120
star star star
Bella 44
1958127

Braun

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Imperial 6x9
1950120
star star star
Imperial 6x6
1951120

Casa Univex

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Univex
1946120

Coronet

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Every Distance 16
1930120
star star star star
Rex Folding 7.7
1930120
star star star
Rex Folding
1930120
star star star star star
Midget
193516mm
star star star
Vogue
1936828
star star star
Cub
1939828
star star star
Popular Twelve
1952120/620
star star star
6x6 Flashmaster
1953120
star star
3-D
1953127
star star star
Dynamic 12
1954120/620
star star
Rex
1955120
star
Captain
1955120

Dacora

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Daco I
1949120

Detrola

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
GW
1939127

Dufa

 ModelDateFilm
star
Pionyr
1941120

Elliott

 ModelDateFilm
star
V.P. Twin
1929127
star star
Vista Colour
1940120

Ferrania

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Ibis 44
1956127

Fex/Indo

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
SuperFex
1945127
star star star star
Ultra Himalaya
1951620
star star star
Ultra Reflex
1952120

Franke & Heidecke

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Rolleicord I
1933120

Genos

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Fix
1950127
star star star
Rapid
1950120

Georges Paris

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Gap
1947120
star star
Gap
1947120

Gevaert

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Gevabox 6x6
1950120
star star
Gevabox 6x9
1951120

Houghton-Butcher

 ModelDateFilm
star
Box Ensign 2½
1923116
star star
Ensign E20
1927120
star
Ensign Carbine No.3
1930120
star star star
May Fair
1930120
star
Ensign E29
1930E29
star star
Ensign Pocket E-20
1930120
star star star star
Ensign Pocket Twenty
1931120
star star star star
Ensign Selfix 20 g
1933120
star star star star
Ensign Midget 33
1934E10
star star star star
Ensign Midget 55
1934E10
star star star star
Ensign Midget 22
1935E10
star star star
Ensign Double-8
1935127
star star star star
Ensign Mickey Mouse
1935M10
star star star
Ensign All Distance "Twenty"
1936120
star star star star
Ensign Selfix 20 j
1936120
star star star
Ensign Selfix 220
1939120
star star star
Barnet Ensign Ross Ful-Vue II
1953120
star star
Ross Ensign Ful-Vue Super
1954620

Ilford

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Craftsman
1949120
star star star
Envoy
1955120/620

Iloca

 ModelDateFilm
star
Quick-A
1952135

Indra

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Indra Lux
1940127

Kershaw Soho

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Raven
1947120

Kodak Box

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Beau Brownie
No.2
1930120
star star star star star
Beau Brownie
No.2A
1930116
star star star star star
Six-16 Brownie
1933616
star star star star star
Six-20 Brownie Junior
1934620
star star star star star
Six-16 Brownie Junior
1934616
star star star
Six-20 Portrait Brownie
1936620
star star star star
Six-20 'Brownie' B
1937620
star star
Six-20 Hawkeye
1938620
star star star
Six-20 Brownie Senior
1939620
star star star
Brownie Target Six-20
1946620
star star star
Brownie Target Six-16
1946616
star star
Brownie Reflex
1946127
star star star
Six-20 Brownie E
1947620
star star
Duaflex I
1949620
star star star
Brownie Hawkeye
Flash
1950620
star
Brownie Six-20 D
1953620
star star
Duaflex II
1955620

Kodak Solid Body

star star star star
Baby Brownie
1934127
star star star star star
Eastman Bullet
1936127
star star star star
Bantam f.8
1938828
star star star
Six-16 Brownie Special
1938616
star star star star
Six-20 Bull's Eye Brownie
1938620
star star star star
Baby Brownie Special
1939127
star star star
Brownie 127
1952127
star
Brownie Twin 20
1959120
star
Brownie Reflex 20
1959120

Kodak Folding

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Boy Scout USA
1929127
star star star star star
Petite Lightning
1930127
star star star star star
No 1A Gift Kodak
1930116
star star star star star
Hawkette
1930120
star star star star star
Boy Scout UK
1931127
star star star star star
Six-20 'Kodak'
1932620
star star star star star
Six-16 'Kodak' US
1932616
star star star star star
Six-16 'Kodak' Canadian
1932616
star star star star star
Duo 620 4.5
1933620
star star star star star
Jiffy Kodak Six-20
1933620
star star star
Six-20 Folding Hawk-Eye
1933620
star star star star star
Jiffy Kodak Six-16
1933616
star star star star
Junior 616
1933616
star star star
Brownie Pliant Six-16
1934616
star star star star star
Six-20 'Kodak'
Mod C
1934620
star star star star
Jiffy Kodak V.P.
1935127
star star star star
Junior Six-16
1935616
star star star star star
Bantam Special
1936828
star star star star star
Retina 126
1936135
star star star star
Vollenda 620
1936620
star star star star
Duo Six-20
1937620
star star star star
Junior 620
1937620
star star star star star
Six-16 'Kodak'
Mod C
1938616
star star star star
Kodak Bantam
1938828
star star star
Kodak Bantam 4.5
1938828
star star star
Vigilant Junior Six-20
1940620

Lumière

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Scoutbox
1934120
star star star star
Box 4x6.5
1935127
star star star star
Scoutbox
1935120
star star star star
Super Eljy (Type 3)
1938Lumière No. 1

Metropolitan Industries

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Clix-O-Flex
1947127

M.I.O.M.

 ModelDateFilm
 ModelDateFilm
star star
Lec Junior
1936127
star star
Rex
1936127
star star star
Photax III
1947620

Monarch

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Lincoln
1939127

Nuro

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Nuro Box
1937120

P&B

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Audax
1939120

Purma

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Special
1937127

Rajar

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
No.6
1929120

Rheinmetall

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Perfekta
1954120

Sida

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Turf
1938620
star star
Extra
1938Sida

Soho

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
The Myna
1929120
star star
Cadet
1930120
star star star
Myna All Distance
1932120
star star star star star
Pilot
1933120
star star
Model B
1935120

Spartus

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Press Flash
1939120
star star star star
Folding
1940127
star star
"35"
1947135
star star star
Full-Vue
1948120

Standard

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Conway De Luxe
1952120
star star
Conway Synchronised
1952120

Tiranty

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Bobox
1945120

Truvox

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Wembly Sports
1950120

Univex

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
A
1933No.00
star star star star
AF-2
1936No.00
star star star star
AF-5
1938No.00
star star star star
Iris Deluxe
1938No.00
star
Mercury II
1945135

Utility

 ModelDateFilm
star star star
Falcon Minette
1940127

Vredeborch

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Vrede-Box
1950120

Whitehouse

 ModelDateFilm
star star
Beacon
1946127

Wirgin

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star
Spidex A
1935120

Zeiss Ikon

 ModelDateFilm
star star star star star
Ikoflex I
1934120
star star star
Baby Box Tengor
1934127
star star star
Box-Tengor 54/2
1934120
star star star star
Nettar S
1935120
star star star star
Simplex 511/2
1935120
star star star star
Nettar 515
1937120
star star star
Erabox
1937120
star star
Box-Tengor 56/2
1951120

Zenith

 ModelDateFilm
star
Comet
1947127