HC  Msg Board  Librarium  4 Sale Facebook  Flickr  Members

Historic Camera

History Librarium

logo

Translate this page

Librarium Home > catalogue > primusno8

Primus No. 8, Solito Camera

datasheet_loginThe Primus No. 8, Solito Camera was manufactured by the W. Butcher & Sons Ltd. company in circa 1897. The Solito was designed as a quarter plate camera for cyclists and tourists weighing only two pounds. The camera was constructed of a mahogany body covered in morocco leather and oxidized hardware. It featured a fixed focus, single achromatic lens with a rotating diaphragm with three stops. A time and instantaneous shutter with adjustable speeds is built-in. It also incorporated a ground glass view finder. The outfit featured Edward's double dark metal slides where held in the camera which folded to the smallest size possible. Originally priced at 2 2s.

Member submitted camera rating & camera value are not endorsed by Historic Camera.


CLICK HERE for a list of Butcher & Sons Cameras.


Return to Previous Page
Return to the History Librarium




# 1093
2011-02-12 00:00:00
Historic Camera 2002-2015 - © & image info

More Info