The Cupido Stereoette Camera was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany from approximately 1912 to 1927. Capable of producing 1 3/4 x 4 3/16 inch (45 x 107 mm) images on plates, cut film, magazine or film packs. It was constructed of aluminum with the outside covered in the fine grain leather and the exposed hardware wither black enamel or nickel finished. Features include a self erecting front standard that sets and locks the focus to infinity automatically. A focusing lever is provided for closer distance adjustments. Fitted with a an extra large and brilliant finder with spirit level. The back has a large folding focusing hood. It was fitted with a matched pair of Carl Zeiss Tessar f4.5 lenses and the shutter was of the compound type capable of instantaneous exposures up to 1/250th of a second. The camera measures 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches and weighs 20.5 ounces.
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