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'''Kodak Anastigmat f/4.5 Lenses''' for commercial, portrait, and press work were available in a variety of focal lengths from 5 1/2 to 12 inches. They were supplied in barrels or shutters for mounting on interchangeable lens boards for use on appropriate cameras including view, studio, and press cameras of the Speed Graphic and Graflex types. They were highly corrected anastigmats and their excellence was attested by the popularity they long enjoyed among leading photographers. Although these lenses ought to have been re-labeled as Ektars, they retained their original appellations throughout their production runs due to their established reputation in the professional community.
 
'''Kodak Anastigmat f/4.5 Lenses''' for commercial, portrait, and press work were available in a variety of focal lengths from 5 1/2 to 12 inches. They were supplied in barrels or shutters for mounting on interchangeable lens boards for use on appropriate cameras including view, studio, and press cameras of the Speed Graphic and Graflex types. They were highly corrected anastigmats and their excellence was attested by the popularity they long enjoyed among leading photographers. Although these lenses ought to have been re-labeled as Ektars, they retained their original appellations throughout their production runs due to their established reputation in the professional community.
 
'''Kodak Ektar Manafacture Dates- '''The date of manafacture may be approximated using Kodak's CAMEROSITY coding system. C=1, A=2, M=3, E=4, R=5, O=6, S=7, I=8, T=9 and Y=0, so a lens marked EC was made in 1941 or ET was made in 1949. For later Kodak products four digit codes gave month and date.
 
   
 
==Kodak Anastigmat Specials / Anastars / Ektanars==
 
==Kodak Anastigmat Specials / Anastars / Ektanars==
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