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Kodak Pleaser instant camera

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Jan 10th, 2022. Artwork published in
circa 1977
Kodak Pleaser instant camera 1
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The Pleaser is an instant camera by Kodak, launched in 1977 as a premium version of the Handle (also known as EK2), with electronic exposure. It’s fed PR10 (PR144) film and stayed on the market until 1982 when it was superseded by the Pleaser II.

The logo uses Burko Super Duper, the second heaviest weight from David L. Burke’s geometric sans distributed by Headliners. The rainbow-colored version on the box and the manual cover is a match in all letterform details. On the camera itself, the silver logo features a more compact form for s, which might have been an alternate included in the film font, or a customization.

Kodak Pleaser instant camera 2
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Kodak Pleaser instant camera 3
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Kodak Pleaser instant camera 4
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