The Duaflex IV was the last version of this popular series, selling for $24.50 in 1955. That doesn't sound like much but the contemporary Brownie Starflash was $6.50. It is a simple box camera with a large viewfinder that gives it the appearance of a twin-lens-reflex. Competing cameras were the Argus 75 and Ansco Rediflex.
Flash outfit with Kodak flash, bulbs, and a roll of expired Kodak 620 film. The film is very old (1969). How well it may work is unknown.
That big, bright viewfinder is the nicest feature of the Duaflex and what makes it popular for Through-The -Viewfinder (TTV) photography. As you can see, the viewfinder has a unique vintage look. This one has a very clear viewfinder with only a few tiny dust motes.
Camera is very clean, shutter and film winder work, flash is perfectly clean inside, just needs two ordinary C-cells to work. The box is worn and has water stains.
You can photograph with this camera. The only difficulty is locating (or respooling) 620 film. Major retailers like B&H stock the film, and 120 film is exactly the same size. You can rewind 120 film on a 620 spool in a darkroom or changing bag. If you do choose to shoot it I would recommend using a film with great exposure latitude. Neither shutter speed or aperture can be adjusted - two speeds only "Instant" (approx. 1/60) and "Timed" (Bulb - stays open as long as the release is held).
It was originally designed to use Verichrome Pan ASA 125 black and white film which is no longer produced. Modern ISO 100 or 200 color print film from Kodak or Fuji will work.
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