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No. 5 Eastman Plate Camera

datasheet_loginThe No. 5 Eastman Plate Series D camera was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak company from only from May 1902 to 1903. Designed strictly for plates similar to earlier cameras of the late 1800s but with improved high quality construction and materials. This series was the only plate camera designed by Kodak, the others were acquired through acquisitions and mergers. The body was made from aluminum with mahogany wood inserts in the bed, fine leather covering and highly nickeled hardware, which enhanced the overall quality. The No. 5 Eastman Plate Series D camera took 5 x 7 inch images. Features included, a double extension bellows, spring actuated reversible backs, double swing from center, rising - falling and sliding front with automatic lock, rack and pinion, folding ground glass shade, rapid rectilinear lens and unicom shutter, reversible brilliant reversible finder, eastmans patent non collapsing bellows, circular spirit level, and tripod socket. The camera measures Dimensions are 8 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches when closed. Originally priced at $97.00.





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