Twink - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Twink

W. Butcher & Sons Ltd

London

England

Image of Twink

Lens:
Meniscus. Three apertures - f11, f16, f22- on sector.

Shutter:
T & I settings.

Construction:
Wood covered in leatherette.

Format:
6, 2 5/16" x 1 3/4" plates, held in internal falling plate mechanism.

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
Two reflecting finders.

With:

  • Instructions.
  • Twink Developing and printing Outfit. Comprising:
  • Box of Twink Plates by Ilford. An un-named box of plates.
  • Ruby Dark Room Lamp.
  • Ruby Candle Power Light.
  • Metal developing dish. (Second dish is missing).
  • Draining rack.
  • Photograph mount.

The Twink was a cheap falling plate camera intended for beginners. The price of the camera was 3/-. A Twink enlarger and developing tank were also available. The Developing and Printing Outfit should include chemicals and a printing frame.

References & Notes:
Photographic Fashions, p. 32. (1914 Butcher catalogue).


Company Details:

Butcher & Son

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