Watch Face Ticka - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Watch Face Ticka

1908

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of Watch Face Ticka

Lens:
f16, 25 mm achromatic, fixed aperture.

Shutter:
Guillotine, spring powered T & I settings. Not capping.

Construction:
Nickel plated body.

Format:
25, ⅝" x ⅞" exposures on 11/16" wide roll-film held in cassette. Paper leaders are attached to the film making it light-tight.

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
One face of the camera has an imitation watch face, the hands point to 7 minutes past 10 which shows the angle of view.
Click indicates correct amount of film advance. Exposure counter.

Identification:
Version with "Patented in most countries", round film counter window and thick film advance handle.

With:
Cassette.

The addition of an enamelled watch face with cover glass completed the disguise of the Ticka. Very few, compared to the ordinary model, could have been sold.

References & Notes:
BP 21295/1904. BJA 1909, pp. 294, 715.


Company Details:

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