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  Atom Camera, Model B

The Atom camera, model B was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany in circa 1913. The model B was similar to the model A except that it was designed primarily as a horizontal or landscape format miniature camera. It took for taking exposures 1 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches on film pack or plates. 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 F4.5 lens. The compound shutter was capable of speed from one to 1/300 of a second, including time, bulb. This camera fitted with the Hekla lens was priced at $41 and when fitted with a Carl Zeiss lens it was priced at $64.50.

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