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Houghton: Arial Camera

Manufacture: Houghton Ltd.
Location: London, England
Model: Arial Camera
Features: Pocket Model
Category: Folding Plate
Item No.: No. 1 and No. 2

Production Dates: ~1900 -20
Film: Plate
Lens: Cooke, or Rapid Aplanat.
Accessories: N/A

Description: The Arial camera is marketed as the smallest camera in the market in 1909. Made of aluminum, covered in the finest morocco leather with nickel fittings, leather bellows, rising front, focusing scale, swing back, and a "Real Brilliant" view finder.

Reference for: 1909
Model/ Lens / Size
No. 1 / rapid anplanat / 4 1/4 x 3 1/4
No. 1a / Cooke / 4 1/4 x 3 1/4
No. 2 / rapid anplanat / 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 (post card)

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