Stereo-Cameo - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Stereo-Cameo

c. 1909

Model 1

W. Butcher & Sons Ltd

London

England

Image of Stereo-Cameo Model 1

Lens:
f7.7, Aldis Uno, iris diaphragm to f22.

Shutter:
T,B,I.

Construction:
Wood body covered in leatherette, leather bellows.

Format:
2 exposures on 6 " x 3 " plates held in slides.

Focusing:
Bellows, scale to 5 feet. Single extension.

Attributes:
Brilliant view-finder.

Movements:
Rising front.

Notes:
Retailer: T. Mason, Dublin.

The Stereo-Cameo was made in three models:

  • Model 0 - Single extension, leatherette covered, achromat lens, T,B,I shutter.
  • Model 1 - As for model 0 but fitted with an Aldis Uno lens.
  • Model 2 - Double extension, leather covered, U-shaped front standard, speeded Automatic or Compound shutter. Choice of lenses when fitted with a Compound shutter including Tessars and Dagors.
Early versions had red bellows and a brass shutter housing a couple of years later the camera had an overall black appearance.

References & Notes:
BJA 1910, p.133. BJA 1911, p. 139. BJA 1912, p. 159. BJA 1913, p. 155. Butcher Cat. 1914, p. 279.


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Butcher & Son

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