OrphanCameras.com / Butkus.us
Camera Manual Library
1997 - 2018
Non-Brand Name Cameras Electronic Flash/Light Meter Old photo catalogs Booklets/Non-instruction

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I will be looking to make this site
a https (secure site) in the next few weeks.
Any on-line donations always go via PayPal
and their secure site will come up.


Rolleiflex Factory to be Liquidated March - 2015

Popular Photo magazine - gone April 2017

BOWENS flash - gone July 2017

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Home Page - Updated Sept, 2018

-- For cameras past their "sell by" date!  -
Welcome to my Research Library of 5600+ instruction / user manuals for Chinon, Ricoh, Sears, Fujica, Konica, Kodak, K-mount, Universal Mount, Cosina, Yashica, Zenith,
Praktica and
   other "orphan" cameras

as well as manuals for

Non-Brand Name Cameras

Electronic Flashes and Light Meters

Find all the information on your camera model on just my site . . . . . .   ! ! !

only search www.butkus.org

Use the above "Google" search, to find all the items in "butkus.org" ONLY

THIEVES - Manualsink.com


This is an extension of my other home page
that you can find at www.butkus.org

Your donations support these website pages, camera manual purchases
and equipment needed to create this site.
At least once a week I get a E-mail stating I can make money by adding advertisements, NOPE !

These pages are dedicated to full text Pentax, Nikon, Canon,
Chinon, Ricoh, Sears, Kodak, Cosina, Fujica, Miranda,
Ansco, Agfa, Konica and other film cameras, flashes, winders, data backs,
manuals and all the images from these instruction manuals.

I have no connection to any camera company. 
This library of information is only here for your information.

These web site contains no information on Digital Cameras
I do keep many digital camera manuals  !

This site's 29,000+ files on two sites are kept up-to-date with Helexis software - Site Publisher

        Other places to check (these are mostly "links")

All the manuals I own are listed.  If no link appears, I have yet to scanned them.
Ask about any un-scanned manuals. If I can locate the manual
(and I have boxes of them)
I may be able to scan it in a few days.

Any links outside of my site are noted.

If you find these manuals useful, how about a donation of $3 to:

M. Butkus, 29 Lake Ave.,
High Bridge, NJ 08829-1701
(cash/check/M.O.) or use your Pay Pal account.  
Use the icon on the specific manual page or go to the PayPal Verified link below
or at the very bottom of this page. 
This will allow me to buy new manuals, and pay to host this AD FREE site.

It'll make you feel better, won't it? Address accurate as of Jan,  2018

 Already Have a PayPal account    - paypal.me/butkus

Donation policy
Or to use your CC use the link below for my wife's account, Lynn

Goes to secure (https) PayPal site
To use your own CC, click link above then the "continue" on lower left of new page

Click here for: Camera Facts /P.R. sheets, Booklets, 
Antique Photo Chemistry, Antique lenses,
Antique Photo Developing, Photo Guides 
and any other non-instruction manual


Click here for:  Photo Catalogs - Sears, Montgomery Ward, 
Peerless and other cameras store catalogs from 1900 to '80s



Click Here For Listing Of All Other Non-Brand Name Cameras
From A to Z

 -- Click here for electronic flashes and light meters --

Thanks for coming, be sure to email me at
M. Butkus, 29 Lake Ave., High Bridge, N.J., USA, 08829-1701
Sorry.. I do not take phone calls.. only communications via E-mail

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Who out there is (Outside of U.S.) seeking information
on film cameras.  Here's a list of non US sites
that found my site useful.

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