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  Halloh Camera

The Halloh camera was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany in from approximately 1912 to 1927. The Halloh was capable of taking roll film or for accommodating plate backs in 3 14/ x 4 1/4 quarter plate size. The back and ends are constructed of aluminum and sides are made of ebonized mahogany. The outside of the camera is covered in fine grain morocco leather and the bellows are made of black leather. The metal fittings and reinforced aluminum U shaped front is black enameled. Additional features included an extra large reversible brilliant finder made with a metal mirror and accompanied with a spirit level, and two tripod sockets. This camera was fitted with Carl Zeiss Icar lens or Tessar lens in a Compur shutter capable of speeds from one to 1/250 of a second, including time, bulb. Originally priced at $50.00 and $62.00 respectively for the lenses. The camera measures 8 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 5 inches and weighs 32 ounces.

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