Purma Speed - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Purma Speed

1936

Purma Cameras Ltd

London

England

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Lens:
2" Purma Special Achromat, fixed aperture.

Shutter:
Metal guillotine shutter near the focal plane comprising two metal plates that slide together across the film gate. Speeds 1/25 - 1/200, T. Spring powered, separate capping blade.

Construction:
Metal body, chromium plated and black crackle finish paint.

Format:
1" x 1" exposures on 127 roll-film.

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
Frame view-finder. Shutter tensioned by separate knob from film advance. When the finder is lowered the release knob is locked.

Serial Number:
6/36/1617 .

With:
Lens cap.

References & Notes:
BP 26158/1933 (application number for 430648). BP 7981/1935 (application number for 445907). BP 430648/1933. BP 445907/1934.

Illustrations:
A model in a box is shown in Christie's Cat. 11/12/2002, 13.


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