Most of these box cameras or other mass produced cameras are in terrible shape when found these days. As a pleasant surprise to myself, most of these can be resurrected more often than not. It is only a myth that these are riveted shut "light tight" boxes with cheap meniscus type lenses. Careful examination of of seams and screws will yield pleasant result most of the time. The Brownie No. 2 is one such beast old lady. Disassembly in full display below.