The Ansco Shur-Flash was a basic box camera with flash attachment that was introduced by Ansco in 1953. It was a popular box camera made with a water resistant fiber body covered in black imitation leather and a metal faceplate and viewer. It was capable of capturing eight 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch exposures on standard 120 roll film. The camera was fitted with a fixed focus single meniscus lens for taking photos from about 8 feet to infinity. The guillotine shutter provided snap shot speed of about 1/40 of a second.