Photographic film package and method of making the same

  • US 4,954,857 A
  • Filed: 09/19/1989
  • Issued: 09/04/1990
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/20/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A lens-fitted photographic film package having an externally operable member for effecting an exposure, comprising:

  • a light-tight casing having an opening through which said exposure is made when said externally operable member is operated;

    a roller unexposed film disposed on one side of said opening in an unexposed film roll receiving chamber in said light-tight casing with its outermost turn exposed to side walls of said chamber and its innermost turn surrounding an empty space;

    a removable light-tight film container having a film winding spool therein disposed on the opposite side of said opening in said light-tight casing from said rolled film, one end of said rolled film being attached to said film winding spool;

    means for winding said rolled film into said light-tight film container and around said film winding spool; and

    means defining a film passage in said light-tight casing, wherein said light-tight casing must be destroyed to expose said film passage.

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