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It would help to edit your postings before making them public. For example:

The first model released in the US was basic the Instamatic 100 model.

And it would help if you would edit a simple error like that rather than complaining and leaving it. Fixed now. Boffy b 10:34, 2004 Dec 19 (UTC)

The following statement was deleted from the article, since no patents for the Instamatic (or any other invention) appear under this name:

"The inventor of the Instamatic Camera was Douglass Coate Harvey Sr. He died Friday, Sept. 26th at 1:20am."

Several patents for the Instamatic appear under the name Dean McCormack Peterson, who is correctly identified earlier in the article as the lead designer of the camera. Tony092357 (talk) 15:16, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

Inventor of the instamatic[edit]

According to this patent (, the inventor of the film was the German Hubert Nerwin.