Ensign Box-Form - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Ensign Box-Form

1909

2 A

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of Ensign Box-Form

Lens:
f11 rapid achromat.

Shutter:
Sector T & I. Everset.

Construction:
Wood covered in leatherette.

Format:
12, 2 " x 2 " exposures on Ensign 2 A (117) roll-film.

Focusing:
None.

Attributes:
Reflecting finder. Film advance indicated by red window.

With:
Case with Ensign name on clasp.

The Ensign Box-Form was made in several sizes this model being the smallest, they probably replaced the Scout range.

References & Notes:
BJA 1910, pp. 293, 689. Ensign Handbook c. 1914, p. 56. Ensign Handbook 1922, p. 56.

Ensign Box-Form

1909

2 B, Early version

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of Ensign Box-Form

Lens:
f11 rapid achromat. Three apertures on sliding plate.

Shutter:
Sector T & I. Everset.

Construction:
Wood covered in leatherette.

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

Focusing:
None.

Attributes:
Two reflecting finders. Film advance indicated by red window.

Ensign Box-Form

2 B

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of Ensign Box-Form

Lens:
f11 rapid achromat.

Shutter:
Sector T & I. Everset.

Construction:
Fibreboard covered in leatherette.

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

Focusing:
None.

Attributes:
Two reflecting finders. Frame finder. Film advance indicated by red window.

Identification:
Houghton-Butcher Manufacturing Co imprint on door.

With:
Lens cap on cord. Case.

Ensign Box-Form

2 B

Houghtons Ltd

London

England

Image of Ensign Box-Form

Lens:
Meniscus. Three stops on sliding plate.

Shutter:
Sector T & I. Everset.

Construction:
Fibreboard covered in leatherette.

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

Focusing:
None.

Attributes:
Two reflecting finders. Frame finder. Film advance indicated by red window.

With:
Instructions, box.


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