IMG 1888

Rolls Camera Mfg. Co. was a camera maker in Chicago. Around 1940 it offered the Rolls bakelite viewfinder camera for type No. 127 film rolls. The camera had just a simple shutter with time and instant mode and a Rollax 50mm lens.

Super Rolls Seven Seven, Heavy Polished Cast white metal Box camera shaped like a 35mm camera; with adjustable focusing by pulling out the front standard and aligning with the feet markings. Three speed shutter T,B, I or 1/30th. Rollax lens F:7.7~22 positions. 620 rollfilm Red window on back , film winder patent owned by J. Galter who sued and won, on 10/21/1941, camera ended production. Very rarely found American camera.



Companies of Chicago (Illinois)
Adams & Westlake | American Advertising and Research Co. | Bernard | Burke & James | Busch | Calumet | Candid | Chicago Camera Co. | Chicago Ferrotype Co. | Deardorff | De Vry | Geiss | Herold | Imperial | Kemper | Metropolitan Industries | Montgomery Ward | Pho-Tak | Rolls | Sans & Streiffe | Sears | Seymour | Spartus | The Camera Man | United States Camera Co. | Western Camera Manufacturing Co. | Yale | Zar | Zenith