All-Distance Ensign - Antique and Vintage Cameras

All-Distance Ensign

c. 1927

Houghton-Butcher (Great Britain) Ltd

London

England

Image of All-Distance Ensign

Lens:
Meniscus. Three stops on sector.

Shutter:
Sector, T & I settings.

Construction:
Metal.

Format:
8, 2 " x 3 " exposures on 2 B (120) roll-film.

Focusing:
Two positions for 10 feet and over and under 10 feet, the lens pulls out from the camera front for the nearer distance.

Attributes:
Two brilliant view-finders, frame finder. Film advance indicated by red window. The pressure plate is raised as the cover to the red window is raised. Tripod socket.

With:
Case.

Available in black, blue, red and brown finishes. The coloured versions appeared after the black model.

References & Notes:
BP 248274/1926. BP 270823/1926. BP 271186/1926. BP 280352/1926. BJA 1931, p. 100. Ensign Cat. 1931, p. 5.

Ensign All-Distance Twenty

1931

Ensign Ltd

London

England

Image of Ensign All-Distance Twenty

Lens:
Meniscus. Two stops, the smaller stop pivots into place behind the lens.

Shutter:
Sector, T & I settings.

Construction:
Metal, partially covered in leather-cloth.

Format:
8, 2 " x 3 " exposures on 2 B (120) roll-film.

Focusing:
Two positions for 10 feet and over and under 10 feet, the lens pulls out from the camera front for the nearer distance.

Attributes:
Two brilliant view-finders, frame finder. Film advance indicated by red window.

Identification:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Co. imprint on door.

With:
Instruction book.

References & Notes:
BP 248274/1926. BP 271186/1926. Ensign Cat. 1931, p. 4.


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