The Icar camera was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany in from approximately 1912 to 1927. Designed for quarter plate exposures 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches on film packs or plates. This camera was constructed of aluminum composition and covered in seal grain leather. The front is designed in a U shape for rigidity and the front bed is reinforced with aluminum. Features included a rising and falling front operated by a screw adjustment, an extra large brilliant finder that is collapsible made with an indestructable metal mirror, spirit level, two tripod sockets, a 5 7/8 inch extension, large folding focusing hood, and focusing scale. The Icar camera was fitted with a Carl Zeiss Tessar lens F6.3 in a compund shutter. Originally priced at $57.00. The camera measures 5 3/4 x 1 13/16 x 4 1/2 inches and weighs 27 ounces.
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