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Vintage Refurbished [ℹ]

Green, Yellow and Blue Swirl 600 Instant Film Camera

Sale price$ 199

We didn't set out to create this swirl — it came to us as a happy accident. Every so often a swirled part or two is created as a byproduct of our injection molding process.

When switching between different colors of the same part, the new color is fed into the machine to push the old color out. This generally results in a few muddy blends, with no real definition between colors. But every so often, for one or two glorious presses, the colors balance, swirling together but not fully mixing. Each time a bit different.

There are no pre-existing swirled instant cameras — both because Polaroid rarely molded colored plastic in the 80s (they almost always just did black) and because strict adherence to a uniform, mass-market production standard would have sent such parts to the trash. These one-of-a-kind swirling patterns are our favorite little mutants of our larger manufacturing process. 

This vintage 600 instant camera has been refurbished and is ready for another generation of photo-taking. All you need is a pack of Polaroid 600 film (sold separately) and you’ll be able to experience instant photography at its most authentic — on an original Polaroid vintage camera!

This is a genuine piece of vintage retro tech - refurbished and restored by Retrospekt.

Color Green, yellow and blue

Polaroid 600 instant film
(sold separately) [shop]

Film Size Image 3.1 x 3.1 in
Image with border 4.2 x 3.5 in
Lens 110mm f/10
Focus Fixed, 4' - Infinity
Viewfinder Direct
Exposure Control Automatic, with manual +/- 1EV lighten/darken slider
Shutter Release Electronic, automatic shutter speeds of 1/3 to 1/200th second
Flash Built in, with manual override
Battery Built into film cartridge


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Built-in flash X
Close-up lens

Strap X
Freshly repackaged X


Their perfect blend of form and function may be ageless, but to make sure everything works like new, the team at Retrospekt carefully refurbishes every 600 camera by hand from the inside out. Each camera is cleaned, serviced and tested to ensure their functionality for another lifetime of use.

Authentic Vintage, Guaranteed to Work

This camera has experienced decades of life before finding its way to Retrospekt. As such, it will show some signs of past use and may vary ever so slightly from what is pictured. However, we are extremely picky about the condition of the cameras we restore and the parts we select for the repair process. The end result is an excellent vintage restoration that is guaranteed to work properly. Should any questions arise, we have a team of friendly people ready to help you.

This camera is covered by the Retrospekt Refurbished guarantee. [view our 90-day limited warranty]