Eastman Kodak Co.

#2D View Camera

Eastman Professional Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1923, pp. 26-27
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7x11
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Date Introduced: December, 1921 ; Years Manufactured: 1921- 1950
Construction: back and front focus via rack and pinion (two gear tracks on top of base rails); double swing; reversing by removable back; three-piece lens board
Materials: mahogany body; cherry base; black leatherette bellows; brass hardware
Sizes Offered: 5x7, 6x8, 8x10,  7x11
Notes: full-sized front track hinges up; full-sized back track detaches via a key-like fastener; long production run and only replaced eventually by the metal-bodied Kodak Master View.  The d stands for dark finish, which ends up rather purple over time.  The camera photos are of the rather unusual 7x11 size.
From the Eastman House Web Site:

Eastman View No. 2D Size Dates Intro. Price
5 x 7 Dec. 1921 - Feb. 1950 $42.00
6 x 8 Dec. 1921 - Sept. 1926 $44.75
8 x 10 Dec. 1921 - Sept. 1950 $46.50
7 x 11 Dec. 1921 - June 1928 $50.75

References:
Eastman Professional Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1923, pp. 26-27
Studio and Kodak Finishing Equipment Catalog, Z. T. Briggs Photo Supply Co. (Kansas City, MO, c. 1927, p. 62
Eastman Professional Catalogue of Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1925, pp. 21-22
Catalogue of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1927, pp. 16-17
Catalogue of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1928, p. 12
Catalogue of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1929, p. 12
No. 29 Illustrated Catalogue of Photographic Outfits and Supplies, Eastman Kodak Stores, Inc. (St. Louis, MO), May 1, 1929, p. 4
Catalogue of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1930, p. 12
Catalogue of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1931-1932, p. 12
Photographic Materials, Mail Order Catalog No. 131, George Murphy, Inc. (New York, NY), April 1931, p. 33
Catalog of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1932-1933, p. 10
Catalogue No. 42 of Cameras, Kodaks, Lenses and Photographic Accessories 1932-33, Central Camera Co. (Chicago, IL), p. 39
Catalog of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1934-1935, p. 12
Photographic Materials Mail Order Catalogue No. 135, George Murphy, Inc. (New York, NY), July 1935, p. 40
Catalog of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1935-1936, p. 8
Photographic Materials, George Murphy, Inc. (New York, NY) Catalog No. 136, April 1936, p. 40
Catalog of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1936-1937, p. 8
Professional Photographic Equipment, Catalogue No. 36, Eastman Kodak Stores, Inc. (St. Paul, MN), c.1936, p. 7
Catalogue of Eastman Professional Photographic Apparatus and Materials, Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY), 1938, p. 8
Catalogue of Photographic Materials, George Murphy, Inc. (New York, NY) Catalog No. 397, July 1939, p. 43

5x7

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