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  Atom Camera, Model A

The Atom camera, model A was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany in circa 1913. A miniature camera taking exposures 1 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches with great field of view due to a short 3 1/2 inch focus length and possessing speed attributed to a shorter exposure required. Constructed of an aluminum body covered in black morocco leather, and a leather bellows. It has a self erecting front, with a reversible and collapsible brilliant finder, a large focusing hood, two tripod sockets. It was fitted with ether a Hekla anstigmat F6.8 or a Carl Zeiss Tessar lens F6.3 lens. The shutter was capable of speed from one to 1/300 of a second, including time, bulb. Fitted with the Hekla lens the camera was priced at $25 for an automatic shutter or $32 for a compound shutter. The Atom camera with a Carl Zeiss lens priced at $32.

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