Magazine plate camera


Magazine box camera for 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 inch plates. Fitted with a Beck symmetrical lens f/8-45. With a Bausch and Lomb Unicum shutter /2/5/25/50/100/B/T. Lens carried on panel within camera. Shutter cocked by cord to outside. Rack and pinion focsing. Small bellows connecting lens panel to camera body interior. Front door with lens cover stamped Rd.389460. Two brilliant reflecting finders. Falling plate mechanism, plates arranged horizontally in 12 metal sheaths. Operated by sliding knob. Plate counter. Sheaths marked Rd.353727. Sold by John Pigott Limited. 118 Cheapside and Milk Street, London.


Photographic Technology
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glass and metal
plate camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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