Ticka Outfit - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Ticka

1906

Outfit No. 2

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of 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:
Removable brilliant view-finder.
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.

Notes:
Retailer's name on instructions: Arturo O. Diesel. 326 Reconquista. 334 Buenos Aires.

With:

  • Type C view-finder. Spool of film in box. Camera instructions.
  • Instructions for Developing Ticka Films. Packet of Ticka Self-toning paper (price 6d).
  • Ticka Printing Frame for a strip of 7 negatives. Strip of 7 negatives and contact prints. Ruby darkroom lamp. 10 print mounts. 3 plastic dishes.
  • Printing box, for 2 ¼" x 3 ¼" prints. The negative is held between two glass plates. Simple shutter blade.
  • Tube of Metol-Quinon developer. Outfit box.

This is the larger No. 2 set priced at 21/-.

References & Notes:
BP 21295/1904. BP 5564/1900 (A.C. Jackson, darkroom lamp). BJA 1907, pp. 340, 905. BJA 1908, p. 283. BJA 1909, pp. 294, 715.

Illustrations:
Christie's Cat. 20/10/1994 lot 239. An alternative outfit box for the French market.


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