Kodak Brownie Fiesta Camara
This model is from 1962
Specification (Argentine model)
Type: viewfinder camera
Manufacturer: Kodak Buenos Aires, Argentina
Years of production: 1962 to 1970
Film: roll film of type No. 127
Lens: 1:11 meniscus lens
The Kodak Brownie Fiesta was a viewfinder camera for 127 films. Kodak produced many Brownie Fiestas at a plant in Buenos Aires (Argentina), typically labelled Cámara rather than “camera.” The Brownie Fiesta 3 and Brownie Fiesta R4 were minor revisions.
Type: Solid Body Eyelevel Rollfilm
Introduced: March 1962
Discontinued: June 1966
Film Size: 127
Picture Size: 1 5/8 X 1 5/8″
Manufactured: the US, Spain and Argentina
Lens: Meniscus F/11
Shutter: Single Speed 1/40 Second
Original Price: $5.95
The Brownie Fiesta has a moulded plastic body with a transparent plastic front cover lens plate. This simple camera has an optical direct vision finder.
1962-Oct 1965: The Brownie Fiesta was available in the familiar two-tone grey and silver model.
May 1965-June 1966: A two-tone dark and light blue replaced the original model.
Mar 1966-Mar 1970: The Brownie Fiesta R4 was modified and improved with the addition of a flashcube socket for convenience, replacing the 2-pronged single flashbulb attachment. It has a grey front with a silver lens plate.
For additional Fiesta models with colour and name changes, see below.
Some models were made with other colour schemes that are not in any official information from Eastman Kodak or The Eastman House Museum that I can find.