The Victrix hand camera was manufactured by the Ica A.G. camera company of Dresden, Germany in from approximately 1908 to 1929. The Victix camera was the smallest Ica camera produced, measuring a mere 1 /38 x 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches and weighing only 13 ounces. Constructed of metal and covered in black grain leather with a black leather bellows.
The rigid front standard provides rise and fall in the horizontal position. It includes the iconometer direct wire view finder and a reversible reflecting finder. A hooded ground glass focusing back and two tripod sockets are provided. A compound shutter with instantaneous speeds up to 1/100 of a second is combined with either a Helios Aplanat lens f8 with a 3.5 inch focus on early models. Later models had several lens options including a Hekla lens f6.8, or a Dominar Anastigmat F4.5, or a Carl Zeiss sereis IIb f6.3, or a series Ic f4.5, all with a 3 inch focus.
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