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Ray Gem Camera

datasheet_loginManufacturer: Ray Camera Company
Location: Rochester, N.Y.
Model: Gem Camera
Category: Box Camera

Production Dates: c1900
Film: Plate
Lens: Rotary diaphram.

Description: The Gem camera is a 4 x 5 camera constructed with a universal or fixed focus lens that will take a picture clear and sharp at the outer edge as well as at the center. This was deemed an impossibility until last season, when we demonstrated that it could be done. The same care is used in its manufacture, and general stylish appearance retained as in our higher priced goods.

It is covered with fine Morocco grain leather, has leather handle, two tripod plates, and two large brilliant oblong view finders, made in proportion to the plate, which insures the correct position of the views. It is equipped with our newly discovered fixed focus Gem lens, constructed on an entirely new principle, giving a great depth Of focus,

cutting the plates clear and sharp . to their full size together with rotary diaphragm. with three apertures, Rochester Safety Shutter arranged for time or instantaneous exposures, and speed regulator. As all working parts are made flush with the camera box, there is no possibility of their becoming broken or getting out of order. It will accommodate three double dry plate holders. The size is 8 x 5 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches; weight, 1 1/2 pounds.

Reference Price for: 1900

Gem Camera complete with one dry plate holder ...$5.00

Rochester double holders, extra...$0.50

Cartridge system roll holder...$5.00

Gem leather carrrying case with shoulder strap...$1.40

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