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Filmplate Premo by Kodak

The Filmplate Premo camera was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from 1906 to 1916. This camera was adaptable to both film and plates, using regular double plate holders or with the Premo Film Pack adapter. Fitted with a Planatograph or Anastigmatic lens and automatic shutter. Features included rack and pinion focusing for fine adjustments, rising and falling front, focusing scale with universal stop, all metal front standard for rigidity, spring actuated back, hooded reversible finder, two tripod sockets. the box is constructed of well seasoned mahogany and covered in fine seal grain leather, the metal parts finished in nickel and the leather bellows are either red or black. Available in three sizes including 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inch, 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch, and a 4 x 5 inch size. Prices ranged from $24 to $26 for the basic model, however fitted with a B & L - Tessar IIb lens it ranged from $55 to $78.00.

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