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Reflex Camera by Ica

The Ica Reflex camera was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany from approximately 1909 into the 1930s. Several variations were made through the duration of its production. This camera produced the popular quarter plate sized images 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches on glass plates. Other sizes included a 2 1/2 x 3 1/2, 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 and 4 x 5 inch. A large square focusing hood provided the photographer a direct view of the full sized image right side up until the time of exposure. The bellows extends 9 inches. Regularly fitted with a Carl Zeiss Tessar f4.5 lens with a focal plane shutter providing speeds from 1/15 up to 1/1000 of a second including time. Other lens included the Zeiss Triotar, sereis Ic, Dominar Anastigmat, Orix anastigmat or Distar. Graflex plate holders were able to be used. The camera measured 6 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 7 1/4 inches when closed and weighed 4 pounds 7 ounces.

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