Nydia folding plate camera

1902 in London
Newman and Guardia Limited

Nydia folding plate camera, 1902. Manufactured by Newman & Guardia Ltd., 90/92 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W. Collapsing magazine camera for 4 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Ross symmetrical anastigmat lens F:8 inches, f/6.3 - 45 No.60272. With a two blade shutter 2/4/8/16/32/64/T. Lever operated sledding focusing 2 yards, with swing front and back. Bag type plate changing mechanism for 12 plates operated by swinging lever with 12 plate holders and automatic exposure counter, 352241. M504. Newman and Guardia, 1902.


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