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Primus Focal Plane Camera

The Primus Focal Plane Camera was manufactured by the W. Butcher & Sons Ltd. company in circa 1897. The box camera was constructed of wood and covered in best leather. It featured a Thornton-Pickard Swift time and instantaneous focal plane shutter capable of adjustable speeds from 1/200 to 1/1000 of a second. Ii was fitted with a Rapid Euryscope lens working at f6 and capable of taking quarter plate sized exposures. Originally priced at 8 8s 0d.

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