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  Lloyd Camera

The lloyd camera was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany in from approximately 1910 to 1930. The Lloyd was capable of taking 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch exposures on roll film or plates. Constructed of metal and covered in fine grain black leather and fitted with a black leather bellows. The front bed is reinforced and the front standard is designed in a a rigid u shaped made of aluminum. Features include rising and falling front operated by a sliding lever, an extra large reversible brilliant finder made with a metal mirror and accompanied with a spirit level, and two tripod sockets. Teh front extends out 6 1/2 inches and locks on infinity when drawn out. This camera was sold with several lens options including a Helka Anastigmat f6.8, a Carl Zeiss Icar f6.8, or Tessar f6.3. The lens were mounted in an Ica model XI automatic shutter with speed from 1 to 100th of a second or a in a Compur compound shutter capable of speeds from one to 1/250 of a second, including time, bulb. Originally pricing ranged from $52.50 to $71.50 based on lens selection. The camera measures 9 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 5 inches and weighs 42.5 ounces.

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