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Perken : "Optimus" Improved Hand Magazine Camera

datasheet_loginManufacture: Perken, Son & Rayment
Location: London, England
Model: "Optimus" Improved Hand Magazine Camera
Production Dates: c1896
Film: Plate

Description: The Original " Optimus " Magazine Camera was highly extolled on all sides as the least complicated of Reservoir Cameras; but the present Model is superlatively perfect in the simplicity of its parts, and absence of unnecessarily intricate mechanism. The grooves in which the Films or Plates are placed are continuous from the upper or Reserve Chamber to the lower, or Exposure Chamber. The Plates simply slide by their own weight from the upper to the lower chamber, without passing from box to box through a slot or performing any acrobatic feats. The Rapid Euryscope Lens can be accurately focussed from outside the box by Rack and Pinion. The Finders give proportionate images. A well-finished Roller Blind Shutter is fitted. This instrument will be appreciated by those who desire Simplicity and Efficiency.

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