Watch Pocket Carbine - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Watch Pocket Carbine

c. 1913

No. I

W. Butcher & Sons Ltd

London

England

Image of Watch Pocket Carbine No. I

Lens:
f11 doublet, iris diaphragm to f22.

Shutter:
Lukos II, T, B & I.

Construction:
Leather covered metal body, leather bellows.

Format:
2 " x 2 " exposures on Ensign 2 A roll-film.

Focusing:
Bellows to 3 feet. Single extension. Front standard clicks into infinity position on the focusing scale.

Attributes:
Brilliant view-finder.
Film advance indicated by red window. Not coupled to shutter.

Serial Number:
C21824 .

The Watch Pocket models were introduced around 1913 in two sizes - 2 " x 2 " and 2 " x 3 ". The smaller size came in three version - Model I fitted with a Lukos shutter, No. II fitted with a Compound and No. III which was a model II able to take plates as well as roll-film.

References & Notes:
BJA 1914, pp. 164, 772.


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Butcher & Son

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