Instant Land camera, Alpha 1, foldable, manufactured by Polaroid, U.S.A., 1972-1981.
It was the world's first single lens reflex (SLR) camera made and the first to use Polaroid's new integral print film. It features a four element 116mm f/8 glass lens, manual focus (as close as 10.4" without attachments) and automatic variable shutter speed range from 1/175 seconds to more than 10 seconds. It weighs not much over 650 grams (24 ounces) and the camera body has leather wrapping and chrome trims. Uses SX-70 type instant film.

Physical Description

Silver and black folding camera with leather wrapping and chrome trim. Manual dial on front for lighten/darken control. Red shutter button, flash socket across top.

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