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Perken : "Optimus" Twin Lens Camera

datasheet_loginManufacture: Perken, Son & Rayment
Location: London, England
Model: "Optimus" Hand Magazine Twin Lens Camera
Production Dates: c1898
Film: Celuloid Film


24 FILMS ON CELLULOID OR 12 FILMS ON GLASS.
NO DARK SLIDES.

Full Size facsimile View during Exposure

Films changed by turning a button.
FILMS DO NOT REQUIRE NOTCHING OR CUTTING

Rack and Pinion for exact adjustment of focus, So ensuring sharply defined pictures.

1898 Price, with Pair of Rapid Rectilinear Lenses and Roller Blind Shutter 15 15s

The Lenses may be used for Stereoscopic Work.

Extract from AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER:-
THE MAGAZINE TWIN-LENS CAMERA.

This is a twin-lens Camera with rack and pinion focussing adjustment, and carries twenty-four, celluloid films of any make to sheaths, which drop down from the upper storage chamber into the lower for exposure. The front shield lifts up and forms an efficient sky shade. It is extremely light, and possessing as it does the great advantage of a full-sized finder with a roller-blind shutter, it capable of tackling every kind of work, both stand and hand. Price fitted with two rectilinear lenses, which can be used for stereos work, 15 guineas.


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