The 250 model is the successor of the model 100 camera. The 250 model was produced from 1967-1969. Although the original retail
price was $159,95 (which would be $1.200 in 2019!) there were
about 800.000 cameras sold. Cheaper versions followed and reached more than 3.000.000 in production numbers.
The features common to all Pack 100 folding cameras:
Pull-out front standard with scissor strut design. Removable hinged plastic cover protects entire front of camera when camera is not in use.
Unit focus; focus is controlled by pushing on either side of a sliding
arm located near the base of the bellows struts. Shutter must be manually cocked, shutter release is on top of camera body. PC socket for flash (Model 360 excepted), flashgun is clipped to the top of the camera.
Features of the 100 model:
Lens: 114mm f/8.8 3-element glass Shutter: Electronic; 10 seconds - 1/1200 Flip-up single-window view/rangefinder made by Zeiss Ikon. Finder has
projected framelines and automatic parallax compensation. Aperture-priority automatic exposure only Settings for film speeds of 75, 150, 300, and 3000 ASA. "Scene
selector" switch which gives choice of two different aperture settings
for each film speed setting, lens can be used at full aperture with
3000 ASA film. Exposure compensation dial with range of -1/+2 stops ("Lighten/Darken" control). Metal body and metal shutter/lens housing; has tripod socket Leather carrying strap
Some photos (photos by courtesy of Charles Pelerin):