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  Chautauqua Camera

The Chautauqua Camera was manufactured by the Seneca Camera manufacturing company in circa 1903. The camera was made of mahogany, covered in seal grain leather. Two version were available. Either finished with mahogany wood highly polished and a red bellows, or an ebony finished wood with black bellows. Both had nickel plated brass hardware. It was fitted with a Seneca rapid rectilinera lens and a Seneca Uno shutter with bulb and tube attachment. Features included a rising and falling front, a spring actuated back with ground glass panel for focusing, manual focus, a brilliant view finder that is metal bounded and tripod sockets. Available in a 4 x5 or 5 x 7 inch sizes.

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