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Telephoto Poco A Camera by Rochester Camera Mfg. Co.

The Telephoto Poco A Camera was manufactured by the Rochester Camera Mfg. Co. in circa 1895. Designed with an extra long bellow to allow for the use of long focus lenses for used for copying and landscape photography. The camera was constructed of a solid mahogany wood box that is dovetailed and highly polished, covered with the best seal grain leather with an accompanying leather handle, polished and lacquered brass metal hardware, and a red Russian leather bellows lined with gossamer cloth. The detachable back featured a a spring actuated ground glass screen. The front featured a rising and falling adjustment. Two tripod sockets are provided along with a reversible view finder. The lens was a rapid rectilinear with a GEM Shutter finger and pneumatic release. Available in 4 x 5, 5 x 7, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 and 8 x 10 sizes.

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