Alternative Name: Film Cassette
Kodak Panatomic-X Fast Fine Grain 135 format safety film cartridge, 36 exposures, manufactured by Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, from the 1930s to the 1980s. Product code FX 135.
This product is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.
Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.
Cylindrical metal film cartridge in orange and yellow colour scheme. The cartridge has a black plastic spool inside and a film exit slot lined with black flocking down one side.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Abbotsford, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1930s - 1980s
This type of film manufactured until the early the late 1980s but judging by the packaging this is an earlier example.
Label, printed: '36 EXPOSURES / PANATOMIC-X / FAST, FINE GRAIN / SAFETY FILM / FX 135 / Kodak / KODAK (A/Asia) Pty. Ltd.'
Type of item
37 mm (Width), 25 mm (Depth), 45 mm (Height)