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Century Camera, Model No. 15

The Century Camera, Model No. 15 was manufactured by the Century Camera Company from approximately 1900 to 1902. Constructed of solid mahogany with dovetail workmanship and covered in fine black leather. Polished mahogany bed with piano hinge for stability. The brass hardware is highly polished and lacquered. This high quality made camera featured duel rack and pinion focusing with a long extension bellows, and a rising and falling front. A reversible back with automatic screen and wooden panel. A swing back and swing bed operated by a pinion with a century patent lock are provided. The camera is fitted with a Century rapid convertible lens and a Century Automatic, No. 1 shutter which operates instantaneous, time and bulb exposures. A brass bound, hooded and reversible three lens brilliant finder is provided for vertical or horizontal images. Made in a 4 x 5 inch or a 5 x 7 inch size. Originally priced at $27 and $34 respectively.

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