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  Rochester Magazine Camera

The Rochester Magazine Camera was manufactured by the Rochester Optical Company in 1891 and production continued until 1892. It was discontinued with the introduction of the Premier cameras. Described as a 4 x 5 inch magazine camera for twelve plates or films or a combination with only two movements required to change the plate. It was fitted with a rapid rectilinear lens which was thoroughly test by taking at least two negatives to ensure focusing alignment. A time and instantaneous shutter is provided and the lens always covered when adjusting the shutter. Two finders and two tripod mounts are included in the design. An automatic tally records the exposures taken from one to twelve. The camera measures 6 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 13 inches. Originally priced at $35.00.

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