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Newman & Guardia New Special Sibyl Camera

The Newman & Guardia New Special Sibyl Camera was manufactured starting in 1913 and Production extended into the 1930s.

Designed as a versatile compact camera able to be arranged for a single metal slide, N&G double metal dark slides, or the N&G film pack adapter, roll holder, or the N & G changing box for twelve plates.

Constructed of metal, covered in the best morocco leather and a black bellows of the finest leather. Capable of taking exposures 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches or 6 1/2 x 9 centimeters in size.

Features included single extension, vertical and horizontal rising front, folding Direct-vision or reflecting finder with a pull-out lens hood, focusing scale from 2 yards. Fitted with various lens, including a Ross Xpres f3.5, a T.T.H. Sibyl-Aviar f3.5, Dallmeyer Serrac f3.5 and a Wray f4.5 Lustrar. The Shutter was a N&G spring powered, with pneumatic regulation and speeds between 1/2 - 1/150 of a second.

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