Double-8 - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Double-8

1935

Ensign Ltd

London

England

Image of Double-8

Lens:
f4.5, 2 ½" Ensar Anastigmat. Iris diaphragm to f16.

Shutter:
Pivoted two-blade return, spring powered, speeds 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, B, T.

Construction:
Metal body with cloth covering, leather bellows.

Format:
16, 4 x 3 cm exposures on 127 roll-film.

Focusing:
Front-cell to 3'.

Attributes:
Direct vision (lens/lens) view-finder.
Film advance by two red windows, not coupled to shutter.
Depth-of-field table, tripod bush.

Serial Number:
J1868 .

With:
Pouch.

Accessories included filters and a time release.

References & Notes:
BJA 1936, p. 75. Ensign Cat. 1936, p. 13. Photography by Ensign, (c. 1935), p. 12. Ensign Photography, p. 14.


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