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Ansco Company

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1842-circa 1980

The GAF Corporation was the successor to the German based AGFA ASNCO and had U.S. headquarters in Binghamton, New York. Through AGFA ANSCO the company also held historic early photographic equipment from the important American camera makers Anthony and Scovill. The ANSCO Shur Shot camera was possibly the most popular of their box cameras, produced about 1948. It was a basic box camera with a vertically stripped aluminum front and used 120 film.
Citation
"ANSCO Shur Shot Camera." The National Museum of American History. Accessed November 30, 2017. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1153533

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Ansco Shur Shot box camera

 Collection
Identifier: CHC-1975-021
Scope and Contents This collection contains a slightly rusted Ascno Shur Shot box camera.