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Ralli Reflex No. 6 Camera

The Ralli Reflex No. 6 camera was manufactured by the W. Butcher & Sons Ltd. company in circa 1907. An unusal feature about the Ralli No. 6 is the front panel. It is constructed with a box that extends outward to hold and extend the lens. The front panel and be reversed and the box would be contained inside the bellows shading the lens from direct light.

The body is made of well seasoned mahogany and covered in best quality leather. The hardware fittings and front are finished in ebony. The front provide focus via rack and pinion adjustment with a clamping screw. A long hood with extending bellows for viewing the ground glass screen can be adjusted to any height by a lazy tongs strut inside the bellows. The focal plane shutter provides speeds from 1/10 to 1/1000 of a second and is adjustable from the exterior of the camera. The aperture is also adjustable via a milled screw adjustment. Available with a rapid rectilinear lens or Goerz series III lens. MaAde in three sizes including a quarter plate, 5 x 4 inch and a half plate. Prices ranged from �6 6 0 to �17 15 8 depending on size and lens selected.

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