Simplex - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Simplex

1880s

Cubley & Preston

Sheffield

England

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Shutter Type:
Guillotine drop shutter. Elastic-band or gravity powered.

Attributes:
Mahogany with wooden blade. Catch for focusing position, button to release shutter blade. Front of lens fitting, 2 ⅜" opening.

Cubley & Preston later became J. Preston specialising in photographic chemicals.

References & Notes:
BJA 1884, p. lxxxii. YBP 1887, p. xvi.


Company Details:

Cubley & Preston

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