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Minolta Autocord Red Leather Custom Covers

Milly’s cameras are always pleased to receive feedback from customers and when Lee from Australia got in touch with us, we were delighted with his results. So much so, that we decided, with his permission to make this post about his restoration. Lee tells us, being my 1st ever covering I found it a bit […]

Ensign Selfix 320 How to load film

A good customer recently sent me an email asking “on what window do I use for 6×4.5 and 6×9 with an Ensign Selfix 320?” As I have never used one, nor could I locate any information to answer his question. I therefore decided to purchase one to see if I could work it out for […]

Contact Print Frame Repair

I was not going to add this to the website at first. Then I discovered a couple of negatives sat on top of each other still in the print frame. The glass was cracked, the leather that joined the two lifting doors to the rear was rotten. Other than this it was in rather good […]

Camera leather – Re-cover a Praktica MTL3

How to re-cover a Praktica MTL3 in camera leather. The Praktica MTL3 and MTL5 early models are both the most easiest cameras to re-skin. The reason for this is because the earlier models didn’t have a self timer to cut out and the old skins lift very easily. Before we delve into the steps involved […]

Fujica ST605 Camera Light Seal Replacement

Camera light seals are pretty straightforward and easy to replace. So much so that even my eight-year-old son has done it with great success, and a little bit of guidance! That said, please do follow the instructions carefully and take great care as you go; knives are sharp and cleaning products can do damage. As […]